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Monday, 30 August 2010

EU Pledges Support to the San

The European Union (EU) has pledged its continued support to the indigenous San people in Namibia, most of whom are still undergoing transformation from being hunters and gatherers to becoming active participants in the mainstream economy.The EU delegation in Namibia has already played a key role in the upliftment of the livelihood of the San, meeting the Namibian Government and other good Samaritans halfway in addressing the needs facing the indigenous San."Under the Rural Poverty Reduction Programme, designed and implemented together with the Government of Namibia, a grant of N$1,8 million was given to the Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia (NNDFN) for Poverty reduction in the San conservancies of Nyae" said Dr Elizabeth Pape, head of the European Delegation in Namibia. Pape added: "The Delegation has also supported a project implemented through Health Unlimited for improving San adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Omaheke and Otjozondjupa regions, as well as co-financing about half a million Euros to improve rural livelihoods and promote the conservation of forest biodiversity and the sustainable utilisation of natural resources in the Bwabwata National Park, benefiting in particular the San population. " Pape added: "The Delegation has also supported a project implemented through Health Unlimited for improving San adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Omaheke and Otjozondjupa regions, as well as co-financing about half a million Euros to improve rural livelihoods and promote the conservation of forest biodiversity and the sustainable utilisation of natural resources in the Bwabwata National Park, benefiting in particular the San population."

Source: Allafrica

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