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 […]
The APRM Process in Namibia – A Call For Action
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, […]
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.
Providing basic public services remains a challenge for Namibia’s government
How is government doing on service delivery? Namibians are split
Most Namibians support more women in Parliament
Namibians’ opinions on gender, land, and history come to the forefront.
Housing in Namibia
Findings from a survey around the country, and recommendations for going forward.
Land Bill Is Too Simplistic
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.
Missed Opportunities and Fuzzy Logic: A Review of the Proposed Land Bill
This briefing paper reviews the new proposed land bill.