Panel discussion on the launch of the Buy Local, Grow Namibia Campaign

The panelists unpacked the need to buy local in support of national objectives for growth and development.

This evening, a live panel discussion took place on NBC News-8 COVID-19 Update slot on the launch of the Buy Local, Grow Namibia Campaign.

Mr. Denver Kisting facilitated the interesting dialogue

Denver Kisting facilitated an interesting dialogue on the rationale of the campaign and the vision of partners to unite together to call Namibians together to take action for the local economy.

The repercussions of COVID-19 have far reaching consequences and impacts across many sectors. Namibia’s economy like many countries, have been affected with many staring job losses, pay cuts and business closures in the face.

The panelists unpacked the need to buy local in support of national objectives for growth and development. To re-enforce a clarion call to action to support local businesses and for all sectors of society to support the buy local campaign, Denver was joined in studio by:

CEO of the Namibia Trade Forum, Ms. Stacey Susa-Pinto
Deputy Executive Director, Trade and Commerce from the Ministry of Industrialization and Trade, Ms. Ndiitah Nghipondoka-Robiati
Editor of The Namibian Newspaper, Mr. Tangeni Amupadhi

Deputy Executive Director, Trade and Commerce from the Ministry of Industrialization and Trade, Ms. Ndiitah Nghipondoka-Robiati, Newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator, UN Namibia, Mr. Sen Pang, CEO of the Namibia Trade Forum, Ms. Stacey Susa-Pinto and Editor of The Namibian Newspaper, Mr. Tangeni Amupadhi.

Access the link below to watch the discussion:

https://www.facebook.com/653757436/posts/10160216895497437/

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