Key takeaways: 2021 will be a challenging year for both the global and domestic economy The fiscal situation will weigh on growth prospects Deep structural reforms will be needed to reignite growth
There is a vast opportunities in the agricultural sector. We just need to focus on improving local productivity in terms of commercialised quality production. Covid-19 and the notion of deglobalisation is an eye-opener to the Namibia nation to embark on food self sufficiency.
The diversification of agricultural production bears significant potential to foster self-sufficiency, improved food and nutrition security and increased income for small-holder farmers, ultimately contributing to economic growth.
Unlocking an economy of opportunity.
Wise groundwater use for agricultural development.
High Value Crops (HVCs) generally refers to non-staple agricultural crops such as vegetables, fruits, flowers, and ornamentals.
Government & Drip irrigation are changing the desert.
“It is essential to have a healthy productive cattle sector because it will provide raw materials to add value too, increase contribution to GDP, create more employment, and contribute to the recovery of the economy at large.”
Statement by Honourable Carl-Hermann Gustav Schlettwein, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, on the occasion of the EAN Conference “Maximising Agricultural Potential For Namibia’s Development”.