Aug 16

Half-a-million allocated for rural development in Omaheke

The Omaheke Regional Council approved the allocation of N$404 000 to be distributed amongst its seven constituencies.  This is for rural development programmes for the current financial year. According to the released report, every constituency will be allocated just under N$58 000 respectively. The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development allocated this amount to the regional council to implement rural development initiatives, through the Micro Finance Scheme, One Region One Initiative, Regional Specific Action Plan/Food Security or Food/Cash-For-Work programmes.