Publications and Resource Material



PRESS RELEASE July 2014: The Basic Income Grant payment in Otjivero continues and the ELCRN calls upon Government to no longer postpone a national implementation of the BIG

Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk 2012. Piloting Basic Income in Namibia – Critical reflections on the process and possible lessons. Paper delivered at the 14th Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Munich – 14-16 September 2012.

PRESS RELEASE Mar 2012: The Basic Income Grant (BIG) is Government’s Responsibility!

PRESS RELEASE Aug 2011: BIG Coalition supports the Namibian Government's plans to increase mining taxes

POWER-POINT PRESENTATION Feb 2011- BIG PILOT PROJECT: LESSONS FOR NAMIBIA AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
by Kameeta, Zephania; Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk

BIG Banners (Housing / Health / Employment / Education) displaying the situation before and after Pilot Project in Otjivero-Omitara. Print size 42cm x 18cm:

BIG BUMPER STICKER:

PRESS RELEASE Dec 2009: Conclusion of Pilot Project

DRAWINGS - SCHOOL CHILDREN OTJIVERO
The drawings stem from a school competition of the local Otjivero Primary School. The pupils had the task to draw their experience of life before and with the Basic Income Grant.
(Beata Shimuandi - Grade 3 / Michael Ganeb - Grade 4 / Sinora Eises - Grade 2 / August Huiseb - Grade 6 / Cecilia Garises - Grade 7 / Nandenga Navovanhu - Grade 6):






BIG POSTERS-- Education, Health, Jobs, Yes - we can:








INFORMATION FLYER – BIG RESULTS 2009:
- Afrikaans
- English
- Nama-Damara
- Oshiwambo
- Otjiherero
- Silozi
FINAL REPORTPilot Project Otjivero-Omitara – English
Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk; Jauch, Herbert; Mote Hilma et al. 2009. M
aking the difference! The BIG in Namibia. Basic Income Grant Pilot Project. Assessment Report. Windhoek.

ABSCHLUSSBERICHTPilot Projekt Otjivero-Omitara – Deutsch
Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk; Jauch, Herbert; Mote Hilma et al. 2009.
Der entscheidende Unterschied. Das Grundeinkommen in Namibia. Basic Income Grant Pilot Projekt. Forschungsbericht. Windhoek.

PRESS RELEASE in response to NEPRU's misleading and incorrect comments on the BIG Pilot Project in its Quarterly Economic Review September 2008


HALF-YEAR ReportPilot Project Otjivero-Omitara
Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk; Jauch, Herbert; Mote Hilma et al. 2008.
Towards a Basic Income Grant for all. Basic Income Grant Pilot Project. First Assessment Report. Windhoek.

Video-clips of First Assessment Report launch:
- Keynote address by Bishop Dr. Z. Kameeta
- Part 1 (12 min)
- Part 2 (17 min)
- Methodology and quotes from before the BIG by Hilma Mote (15 min)
- Nutrition, child development, health and schooling by Rev. Dr. Claudia Haarmann (10 min)
- Crime and Economic Activities by Herbert Jauch (4 min)
- Income and Expenditure by Rev. Dr. Dirk Haarmann (6 min)
Kameeta, Zephania; Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk; Jauch, Herbert 2007. PROMOTING EMPLOYMENT AND DECENT WORK FOR ALL - TOWARDS A GOOD PRACTICE MODEL IN NAMIBIA. - RESEARCH PAPER - PRESENTATION TO THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT. Windhoek

PRESS RELEASE BIG Coalition dismayed about IMF’s lack of seriousness in addressing poverty in Namibia November 2006


Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk 2006. Why a universal income grant needs to be universal: The quest for Economic Empowerment vs. Charity in Namibia. Paper delivered at the 11th Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Cape Town – 2-4 November 2006. Cape Town.
Haarmann, Claudia; Haarmann, Dirk (ed.) 2005. THE BASIC INCOME GRANT IN NAMIBIA. RESOURCE BOOK. Windhoek.

BASIC INCOME GRANT COALITION PLATFORM (April 2005)



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