Namibia Main Agricultural Sector Challenges

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Namibia Main Agricultural Sector Challenges

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  1. Namibia’s agriculture sector is constrained by a variety of challenges. This section outlines some of the main challenges, the Government’s responses to these and the remaining gaps.

    • #1. Limited human and institutional capacity
    • #2. Updating policy and turning it into practice
    • #3. Lack of coordination on food and nutrition security issues
    • #4. Weak access to agricultural data by policy makers and farmers
    • #5. Low crop productivity
    • #6. Livestock health issues
    • #7. Low in-land fish production
    • #8. Inadequate land use plans
    • #9. Inadequate capacity in land valuation
    • #10. Constraints in post-settlement support services to farmers on re-settled land
    • #11. Constraints in sustainable forestry management
    • #12. Constraints in sustainable water resources management
    • #13. Weak capacity in processing, marketing and applying quality/safety standards for crop, horticulture and livestock products
    • #14. Vulnerability to threats and crises
    • #15. Gender inequalities in the agriculture sector
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