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Important Organisations

There’s a number of important organisations in Namibia with the same aims as this site, namely to make Namibia a sustainable, resilient, thriving, happy place for all of us.

The Nutrition and Food Security Alliance: (NAFSAN) is a mayor contributor to Namibia‚Äôs push to eradicate malnutrition and to achieve food security. Explore their Home Gardening & Nutrition Project as well as their Nutrition-for-Health Project.

The Namibian Organic Association: (NOA) is a prominent membership based association established by a group of dynamic farmers and consumers with the common interest of developing the organic gardening and farming sector in Namibia. NOA focuses on promoting and supporting organic agriculture and related practices within the country. NOA plays a vital role in facilitating the growth of the organic sector by providing education, resources, and advocacy for farmers, producers, and consumers interested in sustainable and environmentally friendly agricultural methods.

In the international context, NOA is closely affiliated with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), a global network that represents the interests of the organic farming movement worldwide. IFOAM serves as a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and policy development among individuals, organizations, and governments working towards advancing organic and agroecological practices for a more sustainable food and farming system on a global scale.

Olusheno: is a social enterprise which sells small solar home systems on credit to those who cannot afford a big system or don’t get a loan from a bank, thereby bringing off-grid electricity to everyone in our region – as affordable and quickly as possible.

The Living Earth Expo: is held annually with the aim to educate and connect more Namibians of all walks of life to our quest for a sustainable, resilient and thriving future for all.

Permaculture Namibia: Runs a project with the San of Vergenoeg Village, helping them to establish a permaculture village and thrive in a new way of life.

Namibian Permaculture Community: is a Facebook Group connecting everyone interested in Permaculture

Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU): NNFU represents the interests of small-scale farmers and promotes sustainable agricultural practices.

Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB): NAB is responsible for regulating and promoting the agronomic industry in Namibia.

Namibia Agriculture Union (NAU): NAU represents commercial farmers and works on agricultural policies and issues.

NAB Horticulture Services: This department focuses on advancing horticulture practices in Namibia, which can include aspects of organic farming.

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN): While not exclusively focused on agriculture, DRFN conducts research and projects related to sustainable land management in arid environments.

Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) – Agriculture Department: The agricultural department at NUST is involved in research, education, and outreach related to sustainable agriculture and farming practices.

Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Forestry (Namibia): The government ministry responsible for agricultural policies and development in the country.

Civic264: he aim of CIVIC +264 is to create a database of active civil society organisations in Namibia and a website for information sharing amongst those organisations.

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