Namibia scores 4.1/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for the quality of multi-sectorial and multistakeholder coordination.
for evidence-based policies, supportive institutions and corresponding
human resources.
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.
of rural women have access to productive assets in agriculture (empowered).
for domestic food price volatility.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial
increase of the value of intra-Africa trade of agricultural commodities and services.
of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.
response to spending needs on social protection for vulnerable social
groups, from the government budget.
  • Namibia should increase public investment in agriculture and ensure access to financial services by men and women engaged in agriculture.
  • The country should ensure the creation of budget lines on social protection as a percentage of the total resource requirements for coverage of the vulnerable social groups.
  • The country should also increase the share of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.


Overall country score: 3.94

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process4.793.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process1.433.33Not on Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance6.703.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support6.253.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture4.166.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture8.2010.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance0.123.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20252.653.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies6.735.53On Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity4.211.00On Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection0.0010.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition2.321.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.132.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.503.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Women participation in Agri-business10.003.00On Track
4Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities3.871On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions7.731.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability4.016Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks1.352.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building6.6710.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results6.164.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability8.893.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.5810.00Not on Track