Growing Food in Windhoek

When it comes to growing food, Windhoek’s climate can be discouraging. No rain and freezing cold nights in winter, scorching sun and torrential rains in summer. Windhoek does not have the supportive climate of Havana, Harare, Belo Horizonte or Cape Town – cities that are renowned for their urban agriculture. In spite of this, throughout Windhoek people are experimenting with growing food. Especially convincing in the Windhoek environment is Permaculture. Read more on Growing Food in Windhoek and their urban agriculture policy and practice in this handbook and this policy review.