Domestic Food Production has increased from 30% to 60% within five years.

FROM Commitment: 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
Date made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit | 2021 UN Food Systems Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - All areas of Namibia.
Targeted population Overall population (all ages, both sexes)
Primary indicator Percentage of food that is locally produced out of all food available
Primary indicator baseline 30%
Primary indicator target 60%
Duration April, 2021 - March, 2026

Goal action plan

The Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, together with other stakeholders, commits to increase domestic food production by promoting home gardens, increasing land and water access, improving early warning systems and access to affordable water, and increasing effectiveness/reach/nutrition-related knowledge of its agricultural extension workers, as well as by enhancing the processing, marketing, and consumption of food to improve access to nutritious and safe food for the populace of Namibia at all times.

Nutrition Action Classification


  • 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

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