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Manjo Smith
Chairperson
Namibian Organic Association
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Why you should join?

The single most effective way you and your family can become part of a group of like-minded people that want to promote food production systems for healthy, nutritious food that doesn’t cost the earth and respects animal welfare,  or to address critical issues facing your organic business, is by joining the Namibian Organic Association (NOA).

The NOA is a membership-based association enabling sustainable organic agriculture in Namibia.

As the recognized and respected industry representative, NOA effectively represents the industry’s interests to policymakers, the media, and other important stakeholders.

NOA campaigns for the interests of organic consumers, and support organic farmers through organic farm assessments and issuing organic guarantee certificates.

NOA membership provides you representation at the highest levels, and connects you to essential information, programs and services.

Get connected to Namibian organic

  • Become part of a group of people promoting change in agriculture so that we can have access to healthy, nutritious food that doesn’t cost the earth and respects animal welfare.
  • Get educated on the various benefits of organic products, and organic agriculture.
  • Find out where to get organic food in Namibia
  • Find out how NOA is serving the industry to promote access to organic, non-GMO food, and how NOA is enabling organic, sustainable agriculture in Namibia
Get connected to NOA’s Participatory Guarantee System (PGS)

Get your organic certificate. As a farmer, get your organic farm assessed according the NOA’s Organic Production & Processing Standards. NOA issues Organic in Conversion or Full Organic Status certificates as proof of compliance with the standards.

Get access to the annual organic farm assessments. Based on NOA’s 100% transparency system, consumers or other interested parties can attend organic farm assessments to act as observers – to learn about NOA’s organic standards, observe the inspection process, and to learn more about the farmers that are producing your food.

Get connected to a vibrant business network

Increase your visibility and gain distribution opportunities: domestically and internationally

Meet and exchange information with organic industry leaders through NOA’s international organic network. These can be your current and future customers and suppliers.

Get connected to organic resources

Get access to NOA’s comprehensive library and resource services. Click here.

Get Connected to organic training programmes

Join NOA’s organic production training programmes – from small-scale vegetable gardening techniques to international organic courses.

Get Connected to NOA’s organic mail

Get access to NOA’s electronic newsletter for the latest local, regional or international information. Subscribe to it on the right hand side of the page.

NOA Membership for 2017 is N$ 300.


The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) is a membership based association established by a group of dynamic farmers and consumers with the common interest of developing the organic sector in Namibia.

The association has the objective to support a sustainable management system for agriculture in Namibia, that:

  • respects nature's cycles

  • enhances environmental awareness through the sustainable improvement of the health of soil, water, plants, animals and consumers, their interconnectedness and balanced relationships 
contributes to a high level of biological diversity;
 

  • makes responsible use of energy and the natural resources, such as water, soil, organic matter and air;


  • respects high animal welfare standards and in particular meets animals’ species-specific behavioural needs.
The association pursues this objective with the following means:


  • To promote the efficient production of organic produce through capacity building, training, education, extension and research;

  • To develop and maintain Namibian Organic Standards for organic production, processing and labeling;

  • To maintain a Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) which guarantees that the organic standards are followed by the producer and/or processor;

  • To protect the “organic” labelling for locally organic produced and/or processed products as owner of a registered trademark; 

  • To assist with organised marketing of organic produce locally and internationally;

  • To strengthen and maintain a positive relationship amongst producers, buyers processors and consumers of organic products;
  • To serve as a mouthpiece and contact point of the organic industry in Namibia and internationally;
  • To create a spirit of co-operation amongst the various organic industry players;

  • To promote co-operation amongst organic producers in respect of obtaining inputs, storing, handling and processing of organic produce to maximize economical viability of the organic sector in Namibia. 
  • To convey the opinion of the organic producers and consumers to the Government and Governmental Institutions and co-operate with them in eliminating obstacles. 
  • To increase awareness for organic agriculture in Namibia.
1 IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements)


Become a NOA member

Download the NOA Membership Application Form. Kindly complete it and return to us preferably via e-mail: admin[at]noa.org.na or fax to 061 400195

Download the NOA Membership Application Form

Membership fee

The membership fee for 2017 is N$ 300.

Please make payment to:

From Namibia (National) and South Africa
Account name: Namibian Organic Association
Bank Name: First National Bank of Namibia, Old Power Station, Windhoek, Namibia
Branch code: 281174
Account number: 622 252 583 27

International:
Account name: Namibian Organic Association
Bank Name: First National Bank of Namibia, Main Branch, Windhoek, Namibia
Branch code: 280 172
Account number: 622 252 583 27
Swift number: FIRNNANX


The Gift that keeps on giving

Another way you can support our work is by giving the gift of Namibian Organic Association membership to a friend or loved one. It's the perfect eco-friendly and inspirational present that lasts the whole year round. Gift membership costs N$300 and includes:

  • Regular NOA Newsletters
  • Copies of the annual “Living in Organic Times”
  • Invitations to participate in NOA Farmer or Processor Assessments, where interested parties can experience first-hand the production processes used by Organic farms

Kindly e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can assist you.

A donation goes a long way

We will appreciate any donations tremendously - financial or in-kind. This will help us to develop the sector in Namibia, and help build a sustainable future for organic farmers in Namibia.

Please, if you can, let us know you are prepared to contribute. We often need assistence during events, writing newsletters etc.

Financial contributions can be deposited into the following bank account. Kindly inform us accordingly, as we would like thank you!

Please make payment to:

From Namibia (National) and South Africa
Account name: Namibian Organic Association
Bank Name: First National Bank of Namibia, Old Power Station, Windhoek, Namibia
Branch code: 281174
Account number: 622 252 583 27

International:
Account name: Namibian Organic Association
Bank Name: First National Bank of Namibia, Main Branch, Windhoek, Namibia
Branch code: 280 172
Account number: 622 252 583 27
Swift number: FIRNNANX
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