Remarks by Jessica Long, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires at the USAID TradeHub Event

Good afternoon! It is a pleasure to be here with you for this event showcasing and celebrating the successes achieved through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s six-year TradeHub program. The U.S. Government prioritizes creating jobs in Namibia through growing Namibian exports to the United States and other countries, increasing U.S. investment in Namibia, and ...
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USAID and Trade Industry Showcase Successes in Namibia

Windhoek – Today, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States to Namibia Jessica Long and representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), together with the Namibian Government, reflected on the past six years of the Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (USAID TradeHub).  The event in Windhoek brought together stakeholders ...
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Blazing Trails and American Barbecues: Namibia Exports World’s “Greenest Charcoal”

Windhoek – Communities across Namibia grapple with the problem of acacia bushes that encroach on their land. The invasive acacia reduces pastureland available for livestock, sucks up groundwater, and negatively impacts Namibia’s indigenous plant and animal species as it competes for natural resources. Africa Burns Charcoal, a Namibian firm, is addressing these problems, through an environmentally ...
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