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Sharing of power and decision-making

Sharing of power and decision-making

Members and Officers of Agricultural/Rural Organizations. Since women are primarily smallholders engaged in subsistence agriculture, few are represented in commercially-oriented farmers associations such as the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU). Women comprise 30 to 60% of the affiliate associations of the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU), established in 1992 for communal farmers whose activities, however, focus mainly on marketing and surplus production rather than on improved food production and food processing for women farmers.

Women in Decision-making Positions in Ministries and Government Bodies

Source: Personnel Officers, Namibia

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