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About Namibia

 

In the 24 years since independence, Namibia has made tremendous strides in establishing a free, viable nation. Namibia’s press is among Africa’s most free. The country has an independent judiciary, well-protected property rights and a fairly good labor market. It also boasts well-developed financial markets, as well as excellent infrastructure by regional standards. However, several formidable challenges constrain progress, including addressing one of the world’s worst HIV epidemics, one of the world’s highest levels of income disparity, a high unemployment rate, and a flawed education system. USAID concentrates on providing critical support to improve health and education.

Last updated: August 05, 2014

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

USAID/Namibia
Private Bag 12028
Ausspannplatz
Windhoek
Namibia
Phone 
+264 61 273700
Fax 
+264 61 227006

USAID Contact

Yvette Moore
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
20523
USA
Phone 
202-712-0622