#Event: Namibia EcoTax to Headline At Conference

The fourth annual Environmental Compliance Conference will be expecting close to100 delegates for the two day event that is slated for the 2nd and 3rd of March.

Delegates from different sectors of business, from mining, energy, infrastructure and retail are set to grace the event. One of the conference’s headliners will be promoting industry partners to ensure environmental compliance and assessing the influence of a future.

Discussions will be on how the economic development impact the tax will have on the country and its on neighbours. The conference will also highlight key strategies to assist organisation in optimising and ensuring compliance with environmental frameworks to enhance efficiency and help organisations meet environmental objectives.

The event will discuss key strategies and regulatory updates in keeping up to pace with new regulations and adopt best practice methods from Environmental Commissioner, Teofilus Nghitila. Promising a wide range of panellists and presentation, the conference will also features addresses from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Municipality of Swakopmund and Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia amongst others.

There will also be a regulatory update on Environmental Management Act implementation and looking at successfully managing and integrating Environmental impact assessments (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SEA). The Chief Legal Officer of the Namibia Law Reform and Development Commission, Clever Mapaure will on day two provide an in-depth analysis of climate change and its effects on the environment.

The initiating of advance water management strategies with reference to the Water Act of Namibia. Meanwhile, other discussions will focus on the review and the development and scope of Integrated Water Resources Management Plan.


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