About NIDA (Namibia Industrial Development Agency)

Geared towards Growing Sustainable Industries.

The Namibia Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) is a commercial State Owned Enterprise (SOE) resorting under the Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade (MIT).

NIDA, which came into existence in 2018, was established in terms of Act 16 of 2016, to advance Namibia’s industrialisation agenda in line with the country’s policies and developmental strategies, such as the Growth at Home Strategy, Harambee Prosperity Plan and 5th Namibia Development Plan (NDP5).

Our Vision

To be a Namibian beacon of inclusive industries growth, establishment and transformation by 2030

Our Mission

To promote private sector driven industrialization by creating conducive investment milieu able to enhance local employment and export-oriented economic growth

Core Values

  • Integrity (accountable to citizenry devoid of corruption)
  • Professionalism (culpability to enhance responsive service delivery)
  • Innovativeness (creative and embracing efficient technology)
  • Teamwork (foster value chains anchored on productive partnerships)
  • Sustainability (uphold environmental integrity and empowerment)

NIDA Board

Lionel Matthews
Chairperson

Twapewa Kadhikwa
Vice-Chairperson

Sikongo Haihambo
Director

Beate Magano Muteka
Director

Esmerelda Katjaerua
Director

Floris Fleermuys
Director