Horticulture Awards

Each year, selected producers and traders in the horticulture industry are awarded for their outstanding performance in the production and trading of horticulture produce in Namibia.

The “Horticultural Producer of the Year” and “Trader in Fresh Produce of the Year” is awarded during the National Horticulture Day as organised by the NAB.

Producers for the small, medium and large scale categories are nominated by the Horticulture Area Committees. A selection committee comprised of representatives from the NAB, AMTA, Agribusdev, MAWF, NAHOP as well as the previous large scale winner, visit the various nominated producers, from which a winner and 1st runner up of each category is identified.

Traders are awarded based on their performance in achieving the Market Share Promotion (MSP).

The 2016 winning producers were Ms Laurentia Nakandanga of the Kavango East Region in the small-scale category, Mr Andreas Ashimbanga of the Omusati Region in the medium-scale category, and Mr Jan Cronje of the Oshikoto Region in the large-scale category. In addition to trophies and certificates, they received gift vouchers from NAB, AMTA and input suppliers.

The 2016 winning traders were Stampriet Farmer’s Market in the Mega Trader Category, Okuryangava Fresh Produce in the Very Large Trader Category, Brenner’s Fruit in the Large Trader Category, Trust Market in the Medium Trader Category, and Zaheer Traders in the Small Trader Category. The AMTA Hub Wholesale Agent of the Year was won by Stampriet Farmer’s Market and Iihape Marketing & Promotions was recognised as the AMTA Hub Commission Marketing Agent of the Year.

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Latest News

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
05 Nov 2018

MEGA- IRRIGATION FOOD PRODUCER AWARDED AT NATIONAL WORLD FOOD DAY EVENT

Marnus Strydom, Manager of the Mashare Irrigation Project in the Kavango-East region was crowned 2018 Mega-Irrigation farmer of the year. This award was presented during the World Food Day event he
01 Oct 2018

NAB AWARDS HORTICULTURE PRODUCERS AND TRADERS IN FRESH PRODUCE

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) hosted the annual National Horticulture Day (NHD) on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at Olushandja in Omusati region. Each year, the Namibian Agronomic Board (NA