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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White Maize SAFEX
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Latest News

18 Jul 2018

Horticulture Producers and Traders in Fresh Produce to be Awarded

Event: National Horticulture Day & Award Ceremony Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018 (Full day event, including the official programme, excursions leading into a networking braai) Venue:
09 Jul 2018

Appointment of a new CEO of the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB)

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Fidelis Nyambe Mwazi as its newly appointed Chief Executive Officer. Dr Mwazi is taking over the reigns, starting 01
24 Apr 2018

2018 Master Agronomist Crowned

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