Increased Domestic Food Production

Government / Namibia

Government of the Republic of Namibia

Partner organisations:
Country government at any administrative level: Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform
Commitment made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit | 2021 UN Food Systems Summit
Targeted location (aggregate)

National - All areas of Namibia.

Verification status Verified Find out more

Commitment description

The Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform commits to increase domestic food production (promoting home gardens, increase land and water access, early warning systems/ access to affordable water, increase effectiveness/reach/nutritional related knowledge agricultural extension workers) from 30% to 60% and enhance processing, marketing, and consumption of food to improve access to nutritious and safe food for the populace of Namibia at all times. This programme will be implemented over 5 years (April 2021 to March 2026). Progress will be assessed using the Second Harambee Prosperity Plan Programme Delivery Unit monthly meetings. To cover the associated costs NAD 1,361,640,700.00 have been secured by the government and the African Development Bank.

Global Nutrition Targets

Under-5 stunting
Under-5 wasting
Under-5 overweight
Low birthweight
Exclusive breastfeeding

Nutrition Action Classification across all goals


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

N4G themes covered by goals

  • Food
  • Health
  • Resilience
  • Data
  • Financing

Total funding and costs across all goals

Funders African Development Bank
Funding mechanism Public, loan agreement
Cost secured To great parts secured, yet more stakeholders to come on board over time.
Total costs estimated Yes, and the amount publicly disclosed
Currency (NAD) - Namibian dollar
Cost amount 1,361,640,700.0
$USD equivalent 82,774,510.64 (World Bank average exchange rate for 2021)

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