COVID-19 SNAPSHOT: Impact of pandemic on business in Namibia (2020)

African street vendors on the road selling raw peanuts, corn, monkey oranges,

The COVID-19 crisis has significantly affected enterprises in Namibia. Considering the important role that businesses play in creating jobs, economic growth, development and prosperity, Survey Warehouse conducted a needs assessment survey to identify key challenges faced by businesses resulting from COVID-19. 

This survey was conducted with 517 enterprises in 13 regions. Surveyed enterprises belonged to a range of sectors, including Agriculture, Mining, Construction, Restaurants, Retail and Hotels and Tourism and employed between less than 10 and more than 250 workers.