Dr Laudika Kandjinga
Laudika is a former student of the Namibia University of Science and Technology(previously known as the Polytechnic of Namibia), where he obtained a B-Tech in Land Management and a Diploma in Land Use Planning. He had previously worked as a Development Planner and Environmental Consultant. He joined the department as a lecturer in 2017. He graduated from the University of Pretoria with a doctorate and a Master of Town and Regional Planning.
- NCTRP (in training)
- NITRP (Planner in training No. T22)
- SACPLAN Candidate Planner (No C/8266/2016)
Research Focus Areas
- Spatial Planning
- Safer communities and Neighborhoods / CPTED
- Rural Development
- Regional Development
Courses Currently Teaching
- Applied Spatial Planning
- Demography and Population Studies
- Planning Theory 1
- Rural Development Tools and Techniques
- Land Use Planning.
- Rural Development Planning, Rural Development Methods and Practice
- Supervision of Honours theses (Regional and Rural Development, and Town and Regional Planning)
- Kandjinga, L., Smith, J., & Zeidler, J. (2011). Chapter 6 Economic and trade barriers to climate change adaptation Namibia country study. In L. Masters, & L. Duff. (Eds). Overcoming Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation Implementation in Southern Africa (pp. 111-135). African Books Collective.
- Uumene, S, Stoffberg, M, & Kandjinga, L. (2022). Study of inclusive urban campus, Okahandja, Namibia: An integrated developmental approach. In I.V. Madogni (Ed.), Technological Innovation in Engineering Research (Vol.15, pp. 1-25. London: BP International
- Kandjinga, L & Landman, K. (forthcoming). Crime influencers and the relevance of CPTED: A case study of two low-income neighbourhoods in Namibia. Security Journal
- Kandjinga, L & Landman, K. (2022). Planning for safer neighbourhoods in Namibia: A comparative case study of two low-income neighbourhoods of the City of Windhoek. Development Southern Africa.
- Uumene, S, Stoffberg, M, & Kandjinga, L. (2021). Inclusive urban campus development: A case study for Okahandja, Namibia. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research 9(4): 231-250.