Border Control

The Agricultural Board were always expected to do their own border controls, including the issuing of permits and the checks and control of cross border flow of agricultural products.

AMTA is appointed as the agent of NAB on 1 January 2015 for the practical implementation of issuing the permit & for border control.

Border Control is a very important function for the NAB to implement the local Market Mechanism successfully.

Specially for Horticulture Products. Traders must first have bought 46% locally before a permit can be issued to import fresh fruits and vegs.

With other special controlled Horticulture products like Potatoes, Onions, Cabbage, Butternut, Tomatoes, Carrots or Green Peppers, special border control is done. The Borders also close for the import of White Maize when local farmers harvest and market their produce. 


Open & Closed Borders

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Latest News

26 Apr 2019

Horticultural Producer of the year - Application Form

Click on the link below to download the application form. Complete the form and return to NAB before closing dates.  ...
24 Apr 2019

2019 Master Agronomist Farmer Crowned

Hansie van der Merwe of Farm Ludwigshaven in the Tsumeb area was crowned 2019 Master Agronomist at the award ceremony and information sharing day held on Wednesday, 17 April 2019. It has been c
30 Nov 2018

NAB BOARD INCREASES THE HORTICULTURE MARKET SHARE PROMOTION (MSP) FROM 44 to 47%

The Namibian Agronomic Board announced the increment of the Horticulture Market Share Promotion (MSP) at a Press Conference held in Windhoek last week.  The MSP policy was established by t