Press Release

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

COVID-19 Lockdown

coronavirus The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) wishes to inform all its stakeholders that the NAB Head Office in Windhoek will be temporary closed from the 27th of March 2020 to the 14th of April 2020. This is a precautionary measure in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Stakeholders are further informed that despite the head office closure, ...

Termination of AMTA as an agent of the Namibian Agronomic Board

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 accordance with Section 10 (1) (g), the NAB Board in June ...

2019 Master Agronomist Farmer crowned

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 customary since 1995, for the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) to annually bestow this prestigious award to an exceptional grain farmer. The event

NAB board increases the Horticulture market share promotion (MSP) from 44 to 47%

NAB Chairman, Mr. Michael Iyambo 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 ...

Mega – Irrigation food producer awarded at national world food day event.

Marnus Strydom, Manager of the Mashare Irrigation Project in the Kavango-East region

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

NAB awards horticulture prducers and traders in fresh produce

The Winner in the small-scale category is from Olushandja (Epalela) area which undoubtedly befits the theme, and hence the decision by the NAB to host the event in the region.

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