PROPOSED DROUGHT RELIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR THE 2019/2020 FINANCIAL YEAR: (Submitted by the Minister Agriculture, Water and Forestry)
22 Mar 2019
1.1 Cabinet endorsed the 2019/2020 Comprehensive Drought Intervention amounting to N$572,700,000 to cover the following:
a) Food Assistance;
b) Water Tankers;
c) Livestock Management Incentives;
d) Transport Subsidy to and from grazing areas, and transport for fodder;
e) Lease of Grazing Area;
f) Subsidy for Crop Farmers;
g) Lick Supplement for lock herd (new emergency relief intervention); and
h) Fodder Subsidy for the core herd (new emergency relief intervention).
1.2 Cabinet urged O/M/As, such as Ministries of Defence, and Health and Social
Services to avail facilities and support the implementation of drought relief interventions; and
1.3 Cabinet directed that all funds towards the drought relief interventions be channelled through the National Emergency Disaster Fund.
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