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 Mission

To be a sustainable catalyst for economic growth by enabling, promoting and facilitating the industrialisation agenda in Namibia resulting in the long-term national economy resilience and improved quality of life.

Our Purpose

To enhance, promote, facilitate, and manage industrial development in Namibia.

Our Vision

A transformed Namibian economy that is industrialised and competitive.

Core Values

  • People Centricity: Putting people first and caring about the employees.
  • Integrity: Being honest and having strong ethical standards.
  • Innovation: Practical implementation of ideas that result in new goods and/or services.
  • Sustainability: Ability to meet current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
  • Transparency: The quality of being done in an open way without being secretive.

NIDA Board

Sebby Kankondi

Twapewa Kadhikwa

Esmeralda Katjaerua

Beata Muteka

Jerome Mutumba

Sven von Blottnitz

Richwell Lukonga
Chief Executive Officer