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The Agronomic Industry Act, Act 20 of 1992, makes provision for the establishment of the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), with certain powers and obligations as stipulated in the Act. Section 4(1) of the Act makes provision for the appointment of Board members for a period not exceeding three years as outlined in section 5(1)(b) thereof.

In addition to the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s governance under the Agronomic Industry Act, the NAB will also be monitored by the State Owned Enterprises Act, Act 149 of 2006. This Act came into existence on 14 September 2006.



The SOE Governance Act makes provision for the Governance Council to:

  • Determine the number of Board members, with due regard to stipulations provided for in the Agronomic Industry Act;
  • Determine the requisite qualifications, experience or skills of persons to be eligible for appointment as Board members; and,
  • Advise the portfolio Minister on:
  • persons to be considered for appointment;
  • the appointment of the Chair and Deputy-chair; and,
  • the removal of any member of the Board from his/her term of office.
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Latest News

26 Sep 2019

Producers & Traders of Horticulture fresh produce awarded

The sponsors for this year’s National horticulture awards include, Agribank of Namibia, Agra, Stark Ayres, Kaap-Agri Namibia & Agri-Gro Namibia. The NAB Chief Executive Officer, Dr Fideli
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