About Us

Founded in 2004, Risk-Based Solutions (RBS) CC, Reg. No., CC/2004/1305, is the consulting arm of Foresight Group Namibia (FGN) (PTY) LTD. Both RBS and FGN are Namibian local owned companies established with the objective to meet the demand and for the promotion of Local Knowledge-Based Solutions (LKBS) in the following investments and consultancy portfolios of our specialisation:

  • Minerals Exploration and Mining
  • Petroleum (Oil and Gas)
  • Energy (Solar, Wind and Thermal)
  • Tourism Investments and Experiences
  • Property Development and Management
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Assessments (EIA, EMP, SEA, SEMP)
  • Geological (Geoenvironmental and Geotechnical)
  • Engineering Programme and Project Management and Logistics
  • Specialised Training and Industry Research
Petroleum Exploration and Production

Our petroleum support services for 2D and 3D seismic surveys, drilling and production operations covering technical, environmental compliances and tenement management services related to the petroleum licenses and production infrastructure development process including the following:
  • Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC)
  • Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP)
  • Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
  • Waste Management Plan
  • Environmental Monitoring, Awareness and Training of Stakeholders and Crew through the implementation of the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and related support including preparation of the Environmental Closure Report
  • Logistical and Inter Ministerial / Government Linkage
Environmental Assessments

Environmental Assessments covering sector-based various pollution prevention and cleaner production programmes through the undertaking of Contaminated Land Investigation Programmes (CLIPs), Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs), Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and the development and implementation of Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and development of Environmental Management Systems (EMSs). Support to the development of sound and pragmatic regulatory systems is also one of major services within the environment assessment portfolio. With a strong technical emphasis on the inputs, production processes and the output balancing, Life Cycle Knowledge-Based System Model Methodology (LCKBSMM) approach, Cleaner Production (CP), Pollution Prevention (P2), Thematic Mapping (TM) approaches and Visual Decision Support Tools (VDSTs) will form the foundation of our proposed methodological approach.

Mining and Exploration

  • Mining and exploration portfolio covers a diverse array of technical, administrative and logistical support services. Scoping studies are often followed by detailed exploration programme covering prefeasibility and feasibility as well as other technical and tenement management services related to the mineral licenses. The detailed exploration programme will take many forms based on the findings and targets delineated during the scoping phase with respect to specific mineral commodity groups.
  • Other mining support services range from preparation of feasibility reports and Mining License (ML) application and compliance support services, support in the infrastructure planning, design, construction, production, closure, decommissioning and aftercare support services
Training and Research

Our Research and training areas covers the following:  Mining and Petroleum fields form exploration through to production and final closure and restoration.
  • Applied Environment covering various Pollution Prevention (P2), Cleaner Production (CP), Contaminated Land Investigation Programmes (CLIPs) and Environmental Assessments (SEAs, EIAs and EMPs).
  • Geological engineering covering geotechnical engineering and engineering geology site investigations for various infrastructure developments and urban land use zoning. We use our Knowledge-Based GIS Thematic Mapping and Vulnerability Mapping Approaches as Decision Support Tools (DSTs).
  • Seven (7) Steps, Five (5) days SEA and EIA practical short course tailored made for technicians and managers in Line Ministries (LM), Regional Councils (RC), Local Authorities (LA) and private sector industries.

Tourism related consultancy and investments activities range from direct investment in the areas such as lodge development, car rentals and as cultural tours / operators. Other activities include the provision of environmental consultancy services to the tourism industry within the framework of our specialisation particularly the undertaking of environmental assessments covering scoping, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP).