Food Security and Income Generating Activities as priorities
The French embassy under the Social Fund for Development (SFD) will allocate N$ 250
000 to support a project presented by Judea Harvest Namibia and the Urban and Peri
Urban Horticulture Consultancy (UPH Namibia), using low cost VegiTunnels to produce
vegetables for improved food security and nutrition for vulnerable people. The targeted
beneficiaries are living in urban areas in Namibia in Windhoek, Rehoboth and Okahandja.
The overall goal of the project is to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition in
the Namibian population and improve food nutrition at household level as a contribution
to the Millennium Development Goals and Income Generating Activities.
The specific objective of the project is to help poor and vulnerable groups, including
the HIV affected communities, to have access to nutritious fruits and vegetables
to enrich their diets and to generate income to improve their livelihoods.
The targeted beneficiaries of the project will be receive training in horticulture,
nutrition and entrepreneurship, that will enable their day care centres and communities
in the townships to produce, eat and sell high quality horticultural products throughout
The photos above were taken during the signing ceremony at the Franco Namibian Cultural
Centre in Windhoek.
From the left: Ron Gardiner (Judea Harvest Namibia), French Ambassador Mr. Jean-Louis
Zoël and Karine Nuulimba (IRDNC)
From the left top: Ms. Fanny Gazagne (Embassy of France), Albert Fosso (UPH Namibia),
Luc Favre (Embassy of France).
Bottom: The French Ambassador Mr. Jean-Louis Zoël and Karine Nuulimba (IRDNC).