Namibia: Economic Development, Environment, & Health


  • Africa Online: Namibia News and Services (Windhoek)
    Current business and general news links for Namibia and the world.
  • African Development Bank Group on Namibia (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
    Basic economic indicators and links to other "country operations" reports.
  • Agri Namibia (Windhoek)
    Information for Namibian farmers and agribusiness, including the Namibian Agricultural Union.
  • Banks of Namibia Online (Windhoek)
  • Demographic and Health Surveys: Namibia (2013 and earlier) (Calverton, Maryland)
  • Erongo Region Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Programme (Windhoek)
  • FAO Aquastat Programme -- Namibia, 2005 (Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome)
    A profile on water resources in Namibia. "The 'thirst' for water data is ever increasing and there is indeed considerable demand for data on rural water use from national governments and development agencies. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations initiated an activity in 1993 to meet this demand with particular focus on irrigation. This resulted in the AQUASTAT Programme, the objective of which is to generate rural water use data at country level in a systematic manner."
    -- See also: Search "Namibia" in FAO Document Repository
  • Geological Survey of Namibia Ministry of Mines & Energy (Windhoek, Namibia)
    Recent reports and related links on soils, coastline, and environment in southwestern Africa.
  • Institute for Public Policy Research (Windhoek, Namibia)
    • This site offers information about various projects of the IPPR and downloadable publications (in PDF). "The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) was launched in April 2001 as a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to deliver independent, analytical, critical yet constructive research into social, political and economic issues that affect development in Namibia."
    • IPPR Publications
  • The International Monetary Fund: Namibia Country Info (Washington, DC)
    Summaries, full length reports, and recent news. Note: Some documents are in PDF format, requiring Adobe Acrobat.
  • International Rivers Network on Namibia (Berkeley, California)
  • Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI) (Windhoek, Namibia)
    • The website includes a description of the research and advocacy programs, and contact information. "The institute aims to assist the Namibian labour movement in building its capacity....[including]: a collecting, updating and releasing information in an accessible form ..."
  • MBendi AfroPaedia: Namibia (MBendi Information Services, South Africa)
    A basic economic & investment profile.
  • Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU)--Archives (Windhoek, Namibia)
    --"Nepru closes shop." The Namibian. (Online), January 11, 2011.
    • "To contribute as a centre of professional excellence to local capacity building through training, applied socio-economic research and dissemination of information, thereby enhancing informed policy decisions for national development."
    • NEPRU Home Page--Archives
  • The Namibia Economist. (Online) -- Windhoek: The Namibia Economist; via IAFRICA.COM, 1998-
    The current electronic issue of the Namibian business news weekly, plus a small archive of back issues.
  • Namibian Stock Exchange (Windhoek)
  • Republic of Namibia (Windhoek)
  • United Nations Development Programme: Human Development Indicators for Namibia (2010)
    2008 data. (New York)
  • UNFPA--United Nations Population Fund: Search for Namibia Country Indicators, Policy Developments, and Overview (New York)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization: Namibia Country Page: Statistics and Reports (UNIDO, Vienna, Austria; New York, USA; Geneva, Switzerland)
  • United States Agency for International Development on Namibia -- Country Information
    (Washington, DC)
  • United States. Census Bureau. Foreign Trade Statistics (Washington, DC)
    -- US-Namibia Trade Balance, 1992--
    -- US International Trade Statistics: Namibia, 1996-- (Search)
  • United States. Commercial Service: Recent Documents on Namibia Economy International Trade Administration. (Washington, DC)
  • The World Bank on Namibia (Washington, DC)