Press releases

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 the NAB in 2005, as a tool to facilitate the increased production of horticulture products in Namibia, with the aim of achieving food self-sufficiency. In terms of the MSP, importers of fresh horticult...
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 held on 30th October 2018 at Bunya combined school in the Kavango. The Namibian Agronomic Board bestows this prestigious award to a mega irrigation master agronomist, who has in a very short perio...
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 (NAB) honours outstanding horticulture industry producers and traders at this prestigious event. The event aims to publicly recognise the hard work, innovation and ingenuity of horticulture producers and...
28 Aug 2018

2018 Dry-Land Maize Producers Awarded

Mr. Lifasi Munsu from Sibbinda constituency in the Zambezi region was crowned as the National Communal Dry-Land Maize Champion Farmer Of The Year, at an awards ceremony held on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 at the UNAM Multi-Purpose Centre in Katima Mulilo. Since the establishment of the awards competition in 2008, the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) annually hosts this special event. The awards...
13 Aug 2018

NAB Awards 2018 Mahangu Champions

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry (MAWF) hosted the Annual Mahangu Harvest Festival competition awards ceremony on Wednesday, 08 August 2018 at the Kavango East Regional Council Auditorium, in Rundu. The competition was introduced by the NAB to give recognition to farmers who have implemented improved farming and cultivat...
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: Olushandja (Epalela) in the Omusati Region Each year, the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) brings the horticulture industry together to publicly recognise the hard work, innovation and ingenuity of...
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 July 2018, following his predecessor, Christof Brock, who is going into retirement at the age of 65. His appointment is effective from 01 July 2018, and is set for a period of five years.  &l...
24 Apr 2018

2018 Master Agronomist Crowned

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05 Apr 2018

Call for Entries for the 2018 Horticultural Producer Of The Year Awards

There are few occasions where farmers gather to truly celebrate their achievements, and share lessons learnt in an effort to better their farming activities. One such occasion is the National Horticulture Day (NHD) organised during September each year by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), in collaboration with various partners. The Horticultural Producer of the Year Awards Ceremony is held at ...
02 Nov 2017

NAB award: Mega Irrigation Food Producer: 2017

For the first time in history agricultural farming on more than 100 ha irrigated land has been recognised by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) for excellent and efficient food production. The winner, Rustie Kleynhans, manages the Sikondo Green Scheme Project, west of Rundu, where about 600 ha grains and horticulture products are planted under irrigation. Of these about 380 ha is planted on a c...
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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