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New Requirements regarding primary processed Fruit and Vegetable products

Board-members-extention-final The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is mandated to regulate controlled horticultural (fruit and vegetable) products imported into Namibia, in accordance with the Agronomic Industry Act 20 of 1992. This is also done in line with the Market Share Promotion (MSP) scheme, aimed at stimulating local production and trade of horticultural products in Namibia, as a ...

Extension of the NAB Board’s term of office

Board-members-extention-final The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is mandated by the Agronomic Industry Act (Act No. 20 of 1992) to promote the agronomic industry and to facilitate the production, processing, storage and marketing of controlled products in Namibia. Section 4 (1) of the Agronomic Industry Act, further allows for the appointment of NAB board members by the ...

NAB and UNAM sign MoU

NAB and UNAM sign MoU The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) and the University of Namibia (UNAM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held on Wednesday, 17 June 2020 at the UNAM main campus. The main objective of the MOU is to enable the two organizations to engage in research activities that will enhance local production, processing, preservation, ...

COVID-19 Relief initiative for staple food during the 2020 marketing season

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected all economic activities in the country, and the agronomic and horticultural industry is no exception. As a result, the NAB in corporation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform have come up with the COVID-19 initiative to ensure the affordability of staple food (white maize and pearl ...

Illegal importations of controlled products into local markets

Illegally imported maize meal The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is mandated by the Agronomic Industry Act (Act No. 20 of 1992) to promote the agronomic industry and to facilitate the production, processing, storage and marketing of controlled products in Namibia. In accordance with the above mandate, the NAB through stakeholder consultations with the agronomic and horticulture industry develops and ...

State of food supply and demand in namibia during the COVID-19 crisis

White Maize The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is a statutory body, governed by the Agronomic Industry Act, Act No. 20 of 1992. The NAB is mandated to promote the agronomic industry and to facilitate the production, processing, storage and marketing of controlled products in Namibia. In-light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected the day to day ...

Pearl Millet (Mahangu) Grain Floor Price for the 2020 Marketing Season

Pearl Millet The floor price for Mahangu is calculated by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) per annum, based on the production cost. The formulate used, has been agreed on by organised Mahangu producers and Mahangu millers and is endorsed by the NAB. This is done to safeguard an orderly marketing environment in order to stimulate production and marketing of ...

Congratulations

The board of directors for the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), management and staff would like to congratulate Hon. Calle Schlettwein on his appointment as the Minister for Agriculture, Water and Land Reform. Furthermore, we would also like to congratulate Hon. Anna Shiweda on her re-appointment as the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Water and Land Reform. ...

NAB Operations during the COVID-19 partial lockdown

covid_19_coronavirus On the 24th of March 2020, the President of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob announced that Namibia, particularly the Khomas and Erongo regions will be on a pertial lockdown from Friday, 27 March 2020 at midnight, to Thursday 16 April 2020. This was done to control the spread of the Corona ...