Agriculture & Climate Change: A Losing Battle?
As global greenhouse gas emissions rise, the climate changes more and more rapidly — posing a major threat to agriculture and therefore the food and nutritional security of the world. This is the third in a series of four climate-focused factsheets produced by the IPPR with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.
Policymakers and government officials have maintained for years that agriculture has the potential to significantly contribute to national wealth, job creation and food security. Despite being adopted in theory as an approach that can boost output while protecting the environment, Conservation Agriculture (CA) has struggled to take hold in Namibia. The time is now ripe […]
Agriculture in Namibia – An Overview
This paper gives a brief overview of the agricultural sector in Namibia including types of farming, contributions to the economy and employment, gender inequality, drought, the land question, trade, fisheries, and key agricultural stakeholders.
Economy Watch July 2017
Discusses the IMF global growth forecasts, drivers of the local recession, and labour statistics
Economy Watch December 2015
A wrap of recent developments affecting the Namibian economy