Okakarara COE

Date: January 27, 2015
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Country Namibia
Province/Region Otjozondjupa
Population 7000
Baseline Score
Latest Score
Number of women councillors
Number of men councillors
Joined the COE programme

Okakarara is a town in Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, located 50  km southeast of Waterberg National Park.[2] It has an estimated population of 7000 and is currently growing by 1500 inhabitants annually.[3]

Okakarara consists of the residential areas of Opamue, the former whites-only area, and Okakarara Proper, the former black residential area. It is the district capital of the Okakarara electoral constituency that includes surrounding settlements.

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Comments from participants

“A great initiative by Gender Links, We will consider and incorporate gender aspects when drawing up policies and budgeting”

COE Report card
Stage Description Date Outputs
I Meetings and adoption of COE concept

Score Card

Buy in Report

II Situation analysis Situation Analysis
III SADC Protocol on gender and development
IV Inception workshop
V Action planning workshop
VI Adoption of action plan and signing of statement of commitment
Consolidated workshop Consolidated report
VII Media skills À“ campaigns planning skills (reinforce skills through campaigns) Campaign Report
VIII IT for advocacy (including use of cell phones)
IX Monitoring and evaluation Verification Report
X Summit



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