Deal #5100

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Ndiyona, Namibia

Target country
Namibia

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
400
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2003] 400
Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2009] 114
Comment on land area
In 2009- 25 hectares of onions; 7.5 ha of potatoes; 50 ha of wheat; 5 ha of pumpkins; 4 ha of sweet melons; 1 ha of green beans and 11.5 ha each of water melons and butternuts= 114.5.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops
Comment on intention of investment
maize, wheat, potatoes, onions, pumpkin, butternut, gem squash, sweet potatoes, watermelons, and sweet corn

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2003] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2003] Startup phase (no production)
[2009] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
400 hectares were debushed in 2003

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
On leased / purchased area
Yes
On leased / purchased area (in ha)
200
On leased / purchased farmers
29

Number of domestic jobs created

Jobs created (domestic)
Yes
Current number of jobs (domestic)
[2008] 25
[2011] 44
Current number of daily/seasonal workers (domestic)
[2011] 400

Operating company

Name of investment project
Ndonga Linena Irrigation Project
Comment on investment chain
The project is run by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry in a 50% partnership with the service provider Shikunino Trading Enterprises Pty Ltd.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources
File
Comment on data source
GREEN SCHEME IRRIGATION BUSINESS – NDONGA LINENA PHASE 2

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik (WMF)

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-07-18
Comment on data source
Namibian Sun- NDONGA LINENA HIT HARD BY FROST

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Swapo Party website. Namibian fresh produce hits market

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-11-19
Comment on data source
Questions over Green Scheme fertiliser tender. SHINOVENE IMMANUEL

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-10-03
Comment on data source
The Namibian- Agricultural project at Ndonga Linena kicks off

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Onion, Potatoes, Vegetables (unspecified), Wheat

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Comment on use of produce
Currently only supplying the local markets, wish to supply export markets in the future. The project has a market for its produce with Fruit & Veg, Fresh Mark, as well as local catering companies.

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes
Comment on in country processing of produce
Plans are however afoot to start adding value by freezing potatoes for use as chips. Another new development is the cold storage facility which can house 300 tonnes of fresh produce.

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry developed the water, electricity supply and access roads up to field edge under the first phase initiative. Total green scheme plan is 800ha- investor in remaining 400ha is not clear.

July 1, 2016, 1:09 p.m.

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