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15 February 2016
Investment in Namibian Aquaculture Fails to Deliver
NAMIBIA - Over the years government has allocated tens of millions of dollars to the aquaculture sector with no returns to show for it in terms of food security...
10 November 2015
Namibia to Introduce New Fishing Quota System
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has started a process to determine a new mechanism for allocating fishing quotas to all right holders by...
26 August 2015
Namibia Unveils Aquaculture Master Plan
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has launched the National Aqua Culture Master Plan which aims to raise freshwater aquaculture output to...
15 July 2015
Namibian Aquaculture Industry Still in its Infancy
NAMIBIA - While Namibia’s regulatory and legal framework for aquaculture is second to none the local industry is still in its infancy and has not yet reached a...
10 November 2014
Namibia Officially Launches Hake Management Plan
NAMIBIA - The Namibian Management Plan for the hake industry has been implemented as from Saturday, 1 November 2014, the start of the new fishing season....
10 October 2014
Fish Consumption Rising in Namibia
NAMIBIA - In order to fulfill its core mandate of making fish accessible and affordable to all Namibians, the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) has...
03 March 2014
Extreme Weather Reducing Namibia's Aquaculture Production
NAMIBIA - Recent fish harvests from Namibia's aquaculture sector were poor due to floods and the ongoing drought. ...
11 October 2013
Agreement with EU Crucial to Viability of Namibia's Fishing Industry
NAMIBIA - Namibia’s fishing companies currently pay zero tariffs to export their products to the European Union (EU), but certain elements within the sector are...
26 September 2013
Namibia's Fisheries Sector Requires Investment in Further Processing
NAMIBIA - Namibia has seen a rise in the value of its fish exports by about N$700 million between 2011 and 2012....
24 May 2013
Good Job Prospects in Namibian Fishing Sector
NAMIBIA - Namibia’s fishing industry has the potential to create around 4,000 additional jobs if the government and stakeholders combine efforts....
04 March 2013
Fish Consumption Rising in Namibia
NAMIBIA - Fish consumption is growing in Namibia following work by the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) which has made fish more accessible and a...
26 February 2013
Kalahari Aquaculture Project to Provide Jobs, Food security
NAMIBIA - A new aquaculture project set in a remote are of the Kalahari is expected to generate jobs for around 100 people whilst also providing nutritious protein...
12 February 2013
Namibian Fish Products Granted Market Access to China
NAMIBIA - Fish and marine products have been granted access to the Chinese market, following an assessment of the Namibian fish and meat industry....
23 January 2013
Lobster Catch Continues Despite Suspended Quota
NAMIBIA - THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources suspended the rock lobster quota of an unregistered rights holder last month. Despite this, the company...
14 June 2012
Fishing Companies Add to Their Trawler Fleets
NAMIBIA - The Namibian fishing industry is flourishing to such an extent that more fishing companies are investing in new fishing vessels. ...
08 June 2012
Superior Value Addition Critical in Fisheries Sector
NAMIBIA - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has called on delegates attending the second National Annual Olupale Leeshi Fishing Conference,...
24 May 2012
Fish Consumption Growing in Namibia
NAMIBIA - Over the past couple of years, government as well as private fishing companies strived to promote fish consumption in the country. Namibians are generally...
11 May 2012
Minister Warns Companies not to Rely on Total Allowable Catch
NAMIBIA - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has urged fishing companies to venture into supplementary businesses in order to sustain...
26 March 2012
Minister of Fisheries Opens Aquaculture Centre
NAMIBIA - An inland aquaculture centre at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region, built at a cost of N$19,8 million, was officially opened by Minister of Fisheries and Marine...
20 March 2012
Namibian Fishing Firm Buys Stake in Tunacor
NAMIBIA - Beluga fishing, a 100 per cent Namibian owned fishing company, has made a N$50 million investment in Tunacor Fisheries Limited and has acquired a 26 per...
17 February 2012
Namibian Coast an Unexplored 'Gold Mine'
NAMIBIA - The unexplored Walvis Bay coast is the perfect ground for sustained and ecological agriculture farming which, according to experts, could rake in much...
20 January 2012
Eco Fishing Farm is Tilapia King of Hardap
NAMIBIA - After experimenting with catfish and other freshwater species, the Eco Fish Farm at the foot of the Hardap Dam near Mariental has settled to produce tilapia....
21 May 2010
Namibia Invests in Aquaculture
NAMIBIA - The Namibian fisheries minister has called for a N$322,180,000 budget for management and administration, including aquaculture development in 2010/11....
30 March 2009
Fish Feed Plant Cuts Costs in Onavivi
NAMIBIA, ONAVIVI – Onavivi Fish Feed Plant at Omahenene village in Outapi Constituency was inaugurated last Saturday by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine...

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