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Acting Director: Agricultural Production, Extension and Engineering Services

Mr. Erich Petrus
Tel: +264 61 208 7458 / 7459

Deputy Director: Extension - Southern Eastern Regions

Mr. Ben Haraseb
Tel: +264 61 208 7488

Deputy Director: Extension - Central and North Western Division

Mr. Erich Petrus
Tel: +264 61 208 7493

Acting Deputy Director: North Central Division

Mr. Leevi Nekwaya
Tel: +264 65 233 820

Acting Deputy Director: Extension- North Eastern Division

Mr. Zepee Havarua

Deputy Director: Plant Health Division

Mrs. Magreth Matengu
Tel: +264 61-208 7477


Extention and Engineering Services exists to promote the adoption of improved agricultural technologies and practices in order to increase agricultural production, empower farmers and facilitate sustainable improvement in living conditions of rural communities.

Main Objectives

  • Provide agricultural extension in the form of communication, advisory and training services.
  • Contribute to the implementation of an effective drought preparedness planning and responsive drought management system
  • Establish a mechanism to regulate and manage irrigation on a national basis
  • Improve the legal environment in order to improve farming production.

North West

Engineering and Extension Services is active in the following areas in the southern parts of Namibia. Click on the links to find out more about our ADC's and activities in each region.