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 […]
In January 2017, Namibia became the 36th African Union (AU) member state to voluntarily accede to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). The APRM’s rules require that civil society is meaningfully involved in each country’s review process. Together with government and the private sector, the country’s civil society sought to diagnose governance strengths and weaknesses, […]
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.
How is government doing on service delivery? Namibians are split
Namibians’ opinions on gender, land, and history come to the forefront.
Findings from a survey around the country, and recommendations for going forward.
The Namibian Sun reports on our latest briefing on the land bill (full report here). Please note that as of writing, reading articles in the Sun requires registering with their service.
This briefing paper reviews the new proposed land bill.