Our Associates

The Charcoal Association of Namibia (CAoN) was formed to formalise and strengthen the charcoal industry, supporting the needs of its role-players in the industry. Formerly known as the Namibia Charcoal Producers Association (NCPA) and Namibia Charcoal Association (NCA), CAoN is a non-profit voluntary membership association for the Namibian charcoal industry. Charcoal production is an important activity to sustainably manage bush encroachment./p>

The Bush Control and Biomass Utilisation project aim to promote the economic utilisation of bush biomass harvested sustainably thereby contributing to rangeland restoration and economic development in Namibia. The project supports the sector organisation through its focus on local partnerships and cooperation with the private sector.It is a bilateral cooperation between the Namibian and German governments implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism from 2018 to 2021.

The Namibia University of Science and Technology, formerly known as Polytechnic of Namibia, is a public university located in the city of Windhoek, Namibia whose mission is to promote national competitiveness by providing multiple opportunities for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service. One of their goals is to make the necessary contributions towards applied research to enhance community engagement and attract international partnership through collective effort, in-house publications and research seminars.

Farm4Trade empowers breeders, public and private institutions operating in the livestock sector, by offering technological solutions to elevate productivity practices. They strive to take advantage of modern management and data collection technologies to make the farmer’s job easier and simpler, while enhancing the quality and value of livestock.

NECFU is a non-profit, non-political, non-ethnical organization purposed to serve as a platform to advance the interests of Resettled Farmers (RFs), Emerging Commercial Farmers (ECFs) and beneficiaries of Affirmative Action Loan Scheme (AALS) in Namibia. NECFU serves as a platform for ECFs, RFs and AALS beneficiaries to lobby for the creation of an agricultural environment conducive to full participation of farmers in the agricultural value chains in order to maximize the potential contribution of the agricultural sector to the Namibian economy. It also targets constructive and proactive engagement with GRN through the line ministries in the development of policies and conceptualization of programmes that are responsive to the challenges and needs of the agricultural sector.