- Growth moderated to 4.4% in 2015 on the back of low global commodity prices and should remain subdued in 2016 as fragile external demand dims the outlook.
- Political stability and sound macroeconomic management are promoting investor confidence but education and skills must improve to achieve a more competitive and inclusive economy.
- The public housing programme will need to be complemented with accelerated urban infrastructure development and further strengthening of rural growth centres to create more rural jobs and contain rapid rural to urban migration.
|Area:||824,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2017:||2.6 Million|
|Urban Population 2017:||73.50%|
|Female Population 2017:||49.70%|
|GDP:||US$ 10.2 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 5,210|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||28.50%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 188):||125|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.640|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016):||UA 637.4 Million|
|P-NA-K00-007|| ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE AND COMPETITIVENESS SUPPORT PROGRAMME ||ApprovedAPVD|
|P-NA-IAD-004|| MIC - SUPPORT TO THE NAMIBIA NATIONAL COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION (NCHE) ||OngoingOnGo|
- 10/05/2017 - African Development Bank approves USD 226.5 Million loan to boost economic governance and competitiveness in Namibia
- 29/03/2017 - African Development Bank’s Executive Directors (EDs) head to Namibia for field visit and talks with country’s senior officials and stakeholders
- 14/02/2017 - The AWF and NEPAD-IPPF Foster Climate Resilient Water Resources Development in Southern Africa