The secretariat key stakeholders can be reached by writing to

  • Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) and the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
    The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) is a network of housing saving schemes, aims to improve the living conditions of low-income people living in shacks, rented rooms and those without accommodation, while promoting women's participation. SDFN is affiliate to Shack Dwellers International (SDI). NHAG is the support Service of the community based housing groups is in operation since 1993, became a separate Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) on 1 July 1999, when it was established as a trust. The aim of the NGO is to support the people's processes of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN).  Contacts: Edith Mbanga / Anna Muller


  • Namibia Association of Local Authorities Officials (NALAO) / Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN)
    NALAO and ALAN represent local authorities in Namibia. Contact: Nathaniel Areseb / Maureen Kambala


  • Civil Society Organisations Working Group on Land Reform (CSO-WGLR)
    The CSO-WGLR currently consists of the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU); Council of Churches in Namibia (CCN); National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW); National Youth Council (NYC); Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG); Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN); //Naosan /Aes (Movement of  Landless People); Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA); Namibia Rural Women’s Assembly (NRWA); Namibia Development Trust (NDT); Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) and the Desk for Social Development of the ELCRN (DfSD-ELCRN), which currently serves on behalf of NANGOF as the Secretariat, convening the CSO-WGLR and coordinating and implementing project activities and programs. From the 12 organizations, 8 are active on a daily basis whereas others occasionally participate in activities. Some individuals from universities and research institutions as well as individual activist participate in the work of the CSO-WGLR. Contact: Uhuru Dempers


  • Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)
    NUST is the premier university of science and technology in Namibia. Its involvement in the Alliance is primarily thorugh the Faculty of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences (FNRSS), particularly the Department of Land and Property Sciences, the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning, and the Integrated Land Management Institute. Contacts: Website  /



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