http://www.unam.na/ The Vision of the University of Namibia as the national university is to engage with society in the creation and dissemination of knowledge, through teaching, research and advisory services, and a commitment to lifelong learning.
http://www.gobabebtrc.org/ The Gobabeb Training and Research Centre is a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Centre of Excellence focusing on promoting understanding of the interactions between arid zone ecology and human activities.
http://www.nid.org.na/ The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), founded in 1991, implements civic education, civil society development, socio-political survey and research and anti-corruption programs in Namibia.
http://www.spcnam.org/index.php Situated on the slopes of Roman Hill in the Klein Windhoek valley and close to the city centre of Windhoek, the College is an unpretentious Christian school which offers the best of a Catholic school of the modern era.
Agriculture, the cultivation and processing of animals and plants for food, fibers and other byproducts, has been at the very heart of human civilization. Farming created an abundance of food that fostered the development of significantly denser and more sophisticated societies. The necessity for the major agricultural products (foods, fibers, fuels, and raw materials) will always be there and in ever increasing amounts as the world's growing population demands.
This challenge has spurred on change through innovation and ingenuity in agricultural practices to meet these demands. The internet, which is fundamentally a tool of information and communication, has virtually changed every aspect of modern life, but has it played a part in the age old practices of agriculture and can it cultivate the changes needed to meet increasing needs?