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In addition, special funding is being provided to promote renewable energy under the Initiative for Climate and Environmental Protection (IKLU).
In April 2012, then Federal Minister of Education and Research Schavan was in Windhoek for the signing of a declaration to establish the Southern African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management.Bilateral development cooperation is an integral element and cornerstone of the special relations between Namibia and Germany, more than EUR 800 million having been provided for this purpose since 1990.German engagement is not confined to official development assistance but also typically includes a variety of private initiatives and activities by non-governmental organisations.High points were the visits to Namibia by Chancellor Kohl in 1994 and Federal President Herzog in 1998 and the visits to Germany by Namibian Presidents Nujoma in 19 and Pohamba in 2005.Former Federal President Köhler represented Germany at the celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of Namibia’s independence and the inauguration of the new Namibian President Geingob in 2015.The plant provides more than 300 jobs and has indirectly helped to create another 2,000 jobs in the region.
With an annual production capacity of 700,000 tonnes, it is designed to supply large sections of the market throughout southern Africa.
In 2014, bilateral trade between Germany and Namibia was worth approximately EUR 274 million, German imports from Namibia amounting to nearly EUR 155 million and German exports to Namibia approximately EUR 119 million.
Germany’s principal imports from Namibia are non-ferrous metals and other raw materials as well as food.
A milestone in German policy on Namibia was the German Bundestag’s 1989 resolution that underlined Germany’s historical and political responsibility towards Namibia.
In another resolution dating from 2004, the German Bundestag remembered the victims of the colonial war (1904-1907/8) and reaffirmed its intention to strengthen Germany’s good bilateral relations with Namibia.
Germany is also responsible for one of the largest foreign investments in Namibia: in February 2011 the Schwenk Group subsidiary Ohorongo Cement (Pty) Ltd was officially opened at a ceremony attended by the Namibia’s President, Prime Minister and numerous cabinet ministers.