Investment Opportunities:

There are wider ranges of investment opportunities because most if not all of our products are imported products, and this will be further busted up by the envisaged railway extension to the town which will cater for the whole of the North-Central Regions and it will as well be extended to the border with Angola. Business opportunities in Ondangwa can be as follows:

  • Textiles Production
  • Housing Projects Development
  • Clothing Manufacturing
  • Shoes Manufacturing
  • Electrical Products, production and Outlets
  • Pharmaceutical Production Outlets
  • Cosmetic Products and Outlets
  • Food and Restaurant Outlets
  • Dry port/ Container Terminal to Accommodate and Store Containers
  • Warehousing Business
  • Transport Related Businesses
  • Traditional and Eco Tourism Development
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Regional Economy

Crop and Livestock production in the Region form the economic base where more than 50% of the economically active population is employed in the agricultural sector. The Region?s economy is largely driven by a non-tradable (government) sector and a strong primary subsistence agriculture sector. The trade and service sectors (mainly food and beverages and financial institutions) and the manufacturing sector( construction and vehicle repairs) provide employment .


The industrial sector of Ondangwa is underdeveloped despite the location of the town and the close proximity of the town to our neighbouring country of Angola. There are few industrial development in town, such as the Northern Tannery manufacturing leather from Hides and Skins from the Local Abattoir, the Ondangwa Plastic Convertors manufacturing plastic tanks and all other plastic products, the India Namibia Plastic Technology offering advices and technical support for upcoming manufacturers in the plastic technology, Namib Foam manufacturing Mattresses and all other foam related products, and many companies manufacturing building materials such as bricks, stones and concretes for construction purposes, Chem Paints manufacturing different kinds of paints.

Tourism, Art and Culture

Tourism is not yet developed in the whole region, mainly providing accommodation establishments. Although there are possibilities to develop tourist attractions in Ondangwa, such as Eco Tourism, Cultural Tourism and Art and Craft Centre, this has not yet been exploited.

Social Structure (Religion, Main Language Spoken)
The majority of people in this town are mainly Christians and the mainly language spoken in Ondangwa is the vernacular language of Oshiwambo. Other languages that are being used are English being the Official Language and Afrikaans.
Economy ( Main Source of Income, Resources)
The Local Economy in Ondangwa is mainly Agricultural dominated. Most of the people are doing subsistence farming and it?s from farming they are delivering their income.      

With the Railway extension to the North and other infrastructure such land and availability of labour, the Town?s economy is expected to move from subsistence farming to a more of a Transport and Industrial related Economy.

Land Sales And Land Allocation

Vital Steps that Are Followed

Step 1. Council Make Land Available

Step2. People get information from the Office

Step 3. Applicant Visit the Area

Step 4. Applicant Apply for the plot of his/her choice

Step 5. Council Approve or Disapprove the application

Step 6. Submission to the Ministry for Consent

Step 7. Land is allocated to the applicant for a period of 90 days for you to make payments.

Step 8. Conveyance Deed of Sale Signature

Step 9. Confirmation of Payments

Step 10. Issuing of Clearance Certificate by Council

Step 11. Deed of Registration and Issuing of Deed of Transfer

Step 12. Your are now a legal owner of your property