Economic potential of the Region

The region is blessed with underground water reservations in the area of Tsumeb and Oshivelo and the recent discovery of mineral water in the area of Okankolo, Eengodi and Oshivelo which are not yet abstracted.

The salt pan at Omuntele which yield natural salt is not being used to the fullest.

The Woodland in Okankolo and Eengodi Constituencies has a potential to spur manufacturing of wood products and in turn lead to a socioeconomic upliftment. All these are immensely contributing to the economy of the region.

Tsumeb is one of a maize triangle area known as maize producer in the country. It is in the surrounding areas of Tsumeb where citrus, mango, oranges are produced for export and local consumption.