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Feb07

GTRIP 2014 kicks off with GobaBootCamp

GTRIP 2014 kicks off today as they head into the field for their first adventure - GobaBootCamp! This years participants will tackle questions about surface scarring in the gravel plains, but first they will head out into the field with two GTRIP mentors for 4 nights. They will spend time getting to know this place they will call home for the next five months. Wishing the best of luck to these four as they explore the beautiful Namib Desert!

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Feb04

SDP Concludes with Successful Information Day

SDP 17 wrapped up on Saturday 01 February with Information Day 2014. The 11 SDP participants put on an intriguing role play about the possible future of the Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape (GSNL), the area where their study took place, and how not tackling the challenges of managing water sources, wastewater and solid waste might negatively impact the area.

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Jan14

Invitation to Summer Desertification Programme (SDP) Information Day

The Summer Desertification Programme (SDP) is an annual, eight-week research methodology course offered by the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and the Gobabeb Research and Training Centre. This year it is supporting the NamPlace programme of Ministry of Environment and Tourism in its efforts for more sustainable development in the Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape (GSNL).

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Dec19

SDP students return from successful field session

Students participating in the 2013/2014 Summer Development Programme (SDP) returned to Gobabeb on Monday after a successful week-long field session in the Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape (GSNL). SDP is an annual joint project between the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and Gobabeb that works to introduce young Namibians to critical thinking and scientific inquiry that doesn't involve a white lab coat and a microscope.

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