Investment Promotion Programme

Programme Objective(s)


Create an enabling environment for increased domestic and foreign direct investment to achieve sustainable economic growth, employment and to improve Namibia's competitiveness ranking in Africa and SADC.

To stimulate the development, expansion and growth of investment by promoting
Namibia as ideal investment location and to formulate investment policies and strategies conducive for the attraction, retention and increase levels of FDI and local private sector investment.



  • To achieve a 30% increase in the value of FDI by 2017, 25% by 2018 and 30% by 2019; and
  • To achieve an improvement in the Namibia’s ranking in Africa to position five (5) by 2017, four (4) by 2018 and three (3) by 2019 on Ease of Doing Business.



  • Online Marketing Tool website system and the Invest Namibia Journal in place;
  • National Special Economic Zone Policy Framework is in place;
  • Twenty (20) Investment Projects published;
  • Namibia maintain its access to international FDI intelligence database;
  • Investments with a combined value of N$7 264 534 290.00 were facilitated which resulted in 1770 permanent jobs created.  Investments were attracted in the mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, construction, logistics and services sectors;
  • Investor data capturing in place; and
  • NAMBIZONE portal in place, which aims to link service providers and government agencies in the ease of doing business process and improving Namibia’s competitiveness.



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