The Green Scheme is an initiative conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform to encourage the development of irrigation based agronomic production in Namibia with the aim of increasing the contribution of agriculture to the country's Gross Domestic Product and to simultaneously achive the social development and upliftment of communities located within suitable irrigation areas, but to also promote the human resources and skills development within the irrigation sub-sector to possibly enhance cross-border investment and facilitate the exchange of relevant and limited resources with neighbouring countries in this regard.


Green Scheme strives towards appropriate & equitable use of Land, contributing towards Food Security, supporting sustainable growth of economy, maintaining & improving land capability, reduction of poverty and introducing commercial irrigation farming.


To create an enabling, commercially viable environment trough effective public-private partinership, stimulate private investment in the irrigation sub-sector and settle small-scale commercial irrigation farmers.


To attract and enable large scale commercial farming enterprises to establish commercially viable entities in remote undeveloped rural areas to act as Service Provider for the successful and sustainable settlement of Small Scale Farmers.


Mandated to Promote, Develop, Manage and utilize Agriculture, Water and Land Resources sustainably

  • MAWLR Head Office, Government Office Park, Luther Street
  • Private Bag 13184, Windhoek, Namibia
  • +264-61-208 7111
  • Lands Reform and Resettlement, Robert Mugabe Avenue No.55
  • Private Bag 13343, Windhoek, Namibia
  • +264-61-296 5371