EU, Namibia to cooperate on renewable energy 

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The European Union (EU) is ready to support the implementing agency for the agreement on critical and sustainable raw materials as well as that for Green Hydrogen.

The Head of the EU Delegation in Namibia, Ambassador Sinikka Antila, and President Hage Geingob discussed this during a courtesy call at State House.

Namibia and the European Union signed a partnership on sustainable raw material value chains and renewable hydrogen in 2022 at the COP27 meeting in Egypt.

Namibia's potential private investment pipeline stands at N$161 billion- Uaandja

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The value of Namibia's potential private investment pipeline currently stands at N$161 billion. 73% of this is said to be in renewable energy. 

The Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), Nangula Uaandja, said this when she addressed a media conference in Windhoek.

Uaandja says the potential private investment pipeline represents the value of private projects facilitated by the board.

Sahrawi and Namibia looking at cooperating in areas of renewable energy, agriculture, and fisheries

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Sahrawi and Namibia could cooperate in the areas of renewable energy, agriculture, and fisheries.

However, this economic potential is being hindered by the Moroccan occupation of that country.

These were the sentiments expressed by that country's Ambassador to South Africa, Mohamed Beisat on the sideline of the Swapo Elective Congress.

Ambassador Beisat commended Namibians for their continued support to the Sahrawi people and their rights for self-determination. 

BoN's symposium dissects economic opportunities presented by energy sources

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With a host of newly discovered energy sources in Namibia, including oil, gas, and green hydrogen, the Bank of Namibia's annual symposium has dissected how to maximize economic growth from renewable and non-renewable energy sources in the country.

The annual symposium was aimed at promoting policy dialogue supportive of sustainable economic development in the country. 

It also created a platform for stakeholders to debate issues critical to the country's economic development.