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Agricultural economy of Namibia

Agricultural economy of Namibia

strategies for structural change

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Published by United Nations Institute for Namibia in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Namibia.,
    • Physical geography -- Namibia.,
    • Nutrition -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementbased on the work of J.J. Oloya ... [et al. ; N.K. Duggal, editor].
      SeriesNamibia studies series ;, no. 6
      ContributionsOloya, J. J., Duggal, N. K., United Nations Institute for Namibia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2134 .A73 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2579381M
      LC Control Number85126548

      1 day ago  Namibia - Namibia - Administration and social conditions: Namibia is a republic. The country’s constitution, which took effect at independence in and has since been amended, is highly rights-conscious and aimed at achieving a durable separation of powers. Executive power is vested in the president, who serves as head of state and government and is directly elected to a five-year term Namibia is a large country situated in southwest of Africa. The country is notable for being among the driest in the world as it receives an average of 14 inches of rainfall per year. Adding to the aridity of the country is the presence of two of Africa’s driest places, the Kalahari Desert and the Namib Desert which are both found in the ://

      Importance of Agriculture to Nigeria Economy - Nigeria, heavily dependent on oil earnings overlays a traditional agricultural and trading economy. Namibia Rundu, Namibia Walvis Bay, Namibia This is a definitive new account of Britain's economic evolution from a backwater of Europe in to the hub of the global economy in A team of leading economic historians reconstruct Britain's national accounts for the first time right back into the thirteenth century to show what really happened quantitatively during the centuries leading up to the Industrial ://

        Macroeconomic performance and outlook Real GDP, which peaked at % in , contracted by an estimated % in , following a % contraction in Aggregate demand fell sharply in and as the government began fiscal consolidation to correct growing imbalances from high public spending and falling revenues from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). The increased use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in crop production has adversely affected both the environment and the agricultural economy. Not only has it led to environmental pollution, but also the increasing costs of chemical inputs and the low prices received for agricultural products have contributed to economic unprofitability


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Agricultural economy of Namibia Download PDF EPUB FB2

Infiveyears after Namibia’s independence inNamibia launched its firstNational Agricultural economy of Namibia book Policy, which guided the development of the Namibian agricultural sector. The National Agriculture Policy Agricultural economy of Namibia book formulated during a transitional period and drew from a transitional National Development Agricultural economy of Namibia.

Lusaka, Zambia: United Nations Institute for Namibia, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J J Oloya; N K Duggal; United Nations Institute for Namibia GDP From Agriculture in Namibia decreased to USD Million in the first quarter of from USD Million in the fourth quarter of GDP From Agriculture in Namibia averaged USD Million from untilreaching an all time high of USD Million in the second quarter of and a record low of USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2 days ago  Namibia’s economy is driven by mining and fish processing.

Since independence inexports of diamonds, uranium, zinc and fish products have grown strongly. Most people in rural areas of this vast country, however, remain largely unaffected by these activities. Government policy is to raise per capita income, to develop the private sector   Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and copper.

Namibia's economy remains vulnerable to world commodity price fluctuations and drought. Namibia normally imports about 50% of its cereal requirements; in The agricultural sector is one of the critical segments in the newly introduced Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to advance Namibia’s economic growth.

Agriculture contributes about % to Namibia’s GDP (excluding fishing), which reflects a sharp decline from the roughly 5% recorded in   particularly thankful to Kaap Agri Namibia for the invitation. The agriculture and agro-processing sector is a very important sector and one of the main pillars of our economy, namely as a source of livelihood for a large number of our people and in terms of its contribution to employment and contribution to our GDP, POINTS MINISTER.

A large percentage of Namibians (25% to 40%) depend on agricultural activities to make a living, mostly in the subsistence sector. Subsistence farming is mainly confined to the “communal lands” of Namibia’s populous north, where roaming cattle is prevalent and the Namibia has dual agricultural farming systems.

The communal farming sector comprises 41% of agricultural arable land, whilst the commercial farming sector occupies about 44% of the agriculturally usable land.

The 4 families on these farms employ about 70 families in commercial ://   The present paper presents key sector research for the Namibian economy, based on input–output and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) analyzes.

The analyses were derived from a Namibian SAM for the period, using 28 economic sectors. We find that mining and government services are currently key sectors. Some manufacturing and services sectors have important linkages in terms of 1 day ago  The $50 million redevelopment of the site where Captain Cook first clashed with Aboriginal Australians is at the centre of a government push to incorporate Indigenous culture into public :// This book offers an in-depth analysis of the international political economy of soybean production in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, by identifying the dominant private and public actors and control mechanisms that have given rise to a corporate-driven, vertically integrated system of regionalized agricultural production in the Southern Cone of South :// FAO supports the government of the Republic of Namibia in the development of programmes that will meet these objectives.

This is outlined in the Country Programming Framework for Namibia (CPF) sets out the four government priority areas to guide FAO partnership.

Strengthened policy, legal, strategic and institutional frameworks for agriculture, fisheries, forestry, food security and   Namibia Agricultural Mechanization and Seed Improvement Project (NAMSIP) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry Closing Date: Monday, 29 October Closing Time: Bid documents to be collected from: The Secretary: Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Forestry, Procurement Management Unit, Northern Industrial Area, +Goods.

A Textbook of Agricultural Economics Dr. C.B. Singh Dr. R.K. Singh About the Book: A Textbook of Agricultural Economics has been written for (Agriculture), (Agriculture) and M.A Namibia is divided from west to east into three main topographic zones: the coastal Namib desert, the Central Plateau, and the Kalahari.

The Namib is partly rocky and partly (in the central stretch) dunes. While having complex flora and fauna, it is a fragile and sparsely covered environment unsuitable for pastoral or agricultural ://   Agricultural extension (also known as agricultural advisory services) plays a crucial role in boosting agricultural productivity, increasing food security, improving rural livelihoods, and promoting agriculture as an engine of pro-poor economic :// The increase in the agricultural activities directly contributes to the output in trade and in-turn influences our income as well.

Here are some direct ways Agriculture influences the economy: – It provides raw material and food to the sectors of the economy which are :// Colonialism left Namibia with a three-tier agricultural production system: 4, commercial ranches; 20, stock-raising households; andmixed-farming operations.

The ranches displaced local farmers on 66% of the viable farmland and left only 5% of the land to themixed-farming operations. Corn is grown primarily in the area   Namibia is one of the world’s largest producers of uranium. The Chinese-owned Husab uranium mine began producing uranium ore inand is expected to reach full production in August and produce 15 million pounds of uranium a year.

Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and ://. Farming in Namibia faces a lot of challenges whether it be insufficient rainfall, land not being fruitful or the struggling economy.

There are systems in place that can help with these challenges. If these resources are used responsibly, we should see Namibia’s agriculture sector bloom in the near ://  FAW arrived in Namibia during the / cropping season, following several years of difficulties for the agricultural sector caused by recurrent droughts.

However, during the / season, weather conditions were generally favorable throughout most of the country – excluding the western and the southern regions. In these western   agricultural development (Mundlakchapter 3) binds these issues closely to associated questions of global poverty and food insecurity (Derconchapter 9).

Agricultural development as an analytical topic, with economics as an organizing framework, dates to the rapid emergence of Western Europe from the late 18th Chapter 1 8June Revised Final