Press Release

NAB HOSTS THE 2022 NAHA AWARDS CEREMONY

Board-members-extention-final-1 RE: NAB HOSTS THE 2022 NAHA AWARDS CEREMONY On the 16th of November 2022, the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) held a successful National Agronomy and Horticulture Awards (NAHA) ceremony at the Agriculture Showgrounds in Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa region. Otjozondjupa region is in the Karst production zone, a zone that produces substantial volumes of agronomic and horticultural ...

FACILITATION OF IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

Board-members-extention-final-1 The import restrictions implemented by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) on selected agronomic and horticultural crops are not against the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) or the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreement, as these measures are in accordance with our national laws and regulations, and should therefore not be referred to as a ban... Download ...

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO THE EXPORTATION, IMPORTATION, LOCAL PRODUCTION AND TRANSIT OF CONTROLLED PRODUCTS UNDER THE AGRONOMIC INDUSTRY ACT

Board-members-extention-final-1 It is hereby made known under Section 24 (1) of the Agronomic Industry Act, 20 of 1992 that the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, on the recommendation of the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), intends to establish regulations regarding administrative requirements relating to the exportation, importation, local production and transit of controlled products. Download ...

PUBLICATION OF MARKETING AND COMMERCIAL QUALITY CONTROL STANDARDS FOR LETTUCE, BERRY FRUITS, WATERMELONS AND CITRUS FRUITS

Board-members-extention-final-1 The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) wishes to notify the general public that Namibian standards for the marketing and commercial quality control oflettuce, berry fruits, watermelons and citrus fruits were published on 15th August 2022 in the Government Gazette (GG 7878) as Government Notice No: 393. These standards were developed and published through a collaboration between ...

CLARIFICATION OF INCORRECT TOMATO STATISTICS PUBLISHED ON VARIOUS MEDIA PLATFORMS

Board-members-extention-final-1 The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is aware of the trade statistics report released by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) stating that Namibia imported tomatoes valued at N$ 24.6 Million during the month of July 2022. Regrettably, the aforementioned trade statistics contained incorrect tomatoes import data. The borders were closed for the importation of round and ...

INDUSTRY NOTIFICATION OF THE PUBLIC ENQUIRY STAGE: DEVELOPMENT OF CROP-SPECIFIC MARKETING AND QUALITY CONTROL STANDARDS

Board-members-extention-final-1 The Namibia Agronomic Board (NAB) wishes to inform all the producers and traders of horticulture products, and all relevant stakeholders that the Namibian Standards Institution's Management Technical Committee on Food Safety Management Systems has drafted four (4) Namibian Standards specifying the marketing and commercial quality control parameters. Download The Notice

INVITATION: STAKEHOLDER INFORMATION SESSIONS – DRAFT STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS

Board-members-extention-final-1 The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) invites all producers and traders of agronomic and horticultural products and all relevant stakeholders to consultative information sessions on the newly drafted crop-specific marketing and quality control standards for berry fruits, citrus, watermelons and lettuce, as well as regulations relating to the control of imports, exports, in-transit and local production ...