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NAPHA Newsletter, 09 June 2017

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1.  World Environment Day message by the Minister of Environment and Tourism
2.  We need your input: NAPHA Logo
3.  Otjiu-West Conservancy
4.  Statement: ZPHGA
5.  Invitation: HUAP Gala Event and Auction
6.  World Giraffe Day: 21 June 2017
7.  Classifieds
 

World Environment Day message by the Minister of Environment and Tourism Hon. Pohamba Shifeta.

World Environment Day was designated by the UN General Assembly in 1972 and occurs on 5 June every year, and is used as a vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The World Environment Day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with the participation of over 143 countries annually. Each year, it has a new theme that major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and celebrities worldwide adopt to advocate environmental causes.

This year it is being celebrated under the theme “Connecting People to Nature – in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator”, which implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share. This year’s theme invites everyone to think about how we are part of nature and how intimately we depend on it.

This theme is particularly apt in the current context of Namibia, where we regard our environment and natural resources as a national treasure and a key part of our cultural heritage. Many countries have damaged their environments and stocks of natural resources beyond repair in their pursuit of development. In Namibia, we can be thankful that our environment and natural resources are still in a relatively healthy state and are the envy of many countries around the world.

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We need your input: NAPHA Logo
The NAPHA Office has undergone a touch-up. This includes a new look NAPHA Logo. Exco discussed several options and the below two were chosen for members to vote on. Submit your vote, by clicking the "Vote: Option 1" or "Vote: Option 2" button (this will launch your e-mail account to submit your vote via e-mail).
Please take into consideration that the new logo will be printed and embroidered on all marketing material (Letterhead, Textiles, etc.).
Voting closes on 15 June 2017 at 17h00.
 
  OPTION 1

 
 
 
Vote: Option 1
 
    OPTION 2

 
 
Vote: Option 2

Otjiu-West Conservancy

The Otjiu-West Conservancy is looking for an outfitter to operate within this Conservancy. Otjiu-West is located in Kaokoland, 80km west of Opuwo on the road to Kaoko-Otavi en route to Orupembe. Attached hereto is the Otjiu-West quota.
Please contact John Kasaona, Director of IRDNC (Telephone No. +264 81 727 1668 or E-mail: kasaona@africaonline.com.na) for more details.

Statement: Zimbabwe Professional Hunters and Guides Association (ZPHGA)
Please receive this statement regarding hunting in Zimbabwe for circulation to all stakeholders and members of the various Associations.
As you are all aware, Zimbabwe has been under intense scrutiny due to the loss of Professional Hunters / Houndsmen Scott van Zyl and Theunis Botha. 

Read the full statement here.
HUAP Gala Event and Auction
World Giraffe Day: 21 June 2017
World Giraffe Day is an exciting annual event initiated by GCF to celebrate the longest-necked animal on the longest day or night (depending on which hemisphere you live!) of the year - 21 June - every year.

 

Experienced Hunter available for Internship (September 2017, flexible)

I am currently searching for an internship at a hunting farm during my semester break, and I am very interested in Namibia.
I would like to participate into the daily life of a game hunting farm and help wherever it is needed.
  • 28-years old
  • student in civil-engineering
  • electrician
  • 10 years of hunting experience in Germany
  • fluent in English and German
  • interested in filmmaking & photography 
  • skilled handcrafter
Contact info: 
Peter Wille
peter.wille@st.oth-regensburg.de


The ottoman in the NAPHA office requires upholstering. Who would be willing to donate a Zebra Skin to the NAPHA Office?

Namibia Professional Hunting Association
(NAPHA)

 

P.O. Box: 11291
Windhoek,
Namibia

Tel : + 264 (0) 61 234455


Tanja Dahl, Chief Executive Officer, ceo@napha.com.na
Nicole Schwandt, Executive Assistant, napha@napha.com.na
Delin Rooinasie, Secretary, info@napha.com.na

Nikita Greyling, Administrative Assistant, office@napha.com.na
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