Minister of Youth and National Service John Mutorwa of Namibia

The only concern to Mutorwa is the shortage of funds needed to effectively purchase the surplus produced by farmers in Kavango and Caprivi Region.
Mutorwa says the ministry needs at least an additional amount of N$100 million to purchase tractors, seeds and fertilisers in order to fully implement the Support to Dry-Land Crop Production project.
The Minister of Basic Education Sport and Culture, Honorable John Mutorwa has been invited to launch the exhibition and the new UNESCO website on 15 February 2005.
Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa said that four silos have so far been completed in Rundu, each with a capacity to store 1,000 tonnes of grain, while in Katima Mulilo four silos are still being constructed for grain storage.
Mutorwa said government intends to complement the irrigation development envisaged under the Green Scheme with investment in the development of infrastructure for horticulture marketing.
Mutorwa said the programme government has planned will facilitate the collection, sorting, grading, packaging and distribution of perishable produce.
Mutorwa said the African Union and its member states have committed to allocate not less than 10 per cent of their financial and other development resources to the agricultural sector in order to eradicate poverty and food insecurity.
Mutorwa was speaking at last week's inauguration of the Mariental Mushroom Project, funded to the tune of N$450 000 by Nedbank Namibia and supported by the University of Namibia (Unam.
Asked yesterday when the plant would be built, Mutorwa said it could be in 2010, but could be shifted, depending on circumstances.
Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry John Mutorwa said on Aug 21, 2008, that the task force comprised of officials from the finance ministry, ministry of justice, national planning commission (NPC) and Namwater and had been mandated to come up with a viable plan on setting up of the desalination plant to cater for domestic as well as industrial water supply in the dry Erongo region.