Agriculture

Green Scheme project praised

1 day - 28 April 2017 | Agriculture

Vice-president Nickey Iyambo described his six-day visit to the Kavango West and East regions as a resounding success.Iyambo, accompanied by the minister of agriculture, water and forestry, John Mutorwa, and deputy minister of environment and...

New abattoir operators identified

2 days ago - 27 April 2017 | Agriculture

Two local companies have been identified to run the government-owned abattoirs at Oshakati and Katima Mulilo.Without identifying the companies, agriculture minister John Mutorwa said: “The two companies submitted business plans that were insightful and attractive...

Decreased maize prices worry Sikondo

3 days ago - 26 April 2017 | Agriculture

The Sikondo irrigation scheme in the Kavango West Region is in need of N$1.2 million to buy additional resources to raise the pH levels of the soil.Soil pH or soil reaction is an indication of...

Tomato factory essential

3 days ago - 26 April 2017 | Agriculture

Vice-President Nickey Iyambo has called on the agriculture ministry to construct a tomato processing factory at Rundu in the Kavango East Region.Iyambo made the call when he toured the Sikondo Irrigation Green Scheme in the...

Production bolstered

4 days ago - 25 April 2017 | Agriculture

The food-production programme Operation Werengendje is in its second stage, Kavango East governor Samuel Mbambo said on Friday.Mbambo was briefing vice-president Dr Nickey Iyambo on the state of the region. Iyambo is visiting the Kavango...

Pohamba a pula eyambidhidho lyaanafaalama moshilongo

4 days ago - 25 April 2017 | Agriculture

Pethimbo lyoshituthipito shaailongi miiputudhilo yaUnam monooli yoshilongo, omupresidende nale Hifikepunye Pohamba okwa popi kombinga yompumbwe yomayambidhidho gaanafaalama aashona monooli.Omuleli nale oshowo chancellor ...

Pohamba says plant local, buy local

5 days ago - 24 April 2017 | Agriculture

The chancellor of the University of Namibia (Unam) and former president, Hifikepunye Pohamba has called on Namibians to put more effort in producing and buying...

Pohamba boosts small-scale farmers

5 days ago - 24 April 2017 | Agriculture

Former president and the outgoing chancellor of the University of Namibia (Unam) Hifikepunye Pohamba, urged local institutions to support local producers.Pohamba, who also announced that...

No vaccine against lumpy skin

1 week ago - 19 April 2017 | Agriculture

An outbreak of lumpy skin disease is spreading among cattle in the north because no vaccines are available.The president of the Namibia National Farmers Union...

Biotech for food security

1 week ago - 19 April 2017 | Agriculture

Could harnessing the power of “resurrection plants” - with the ability to survive severe water shortages for years - hold the secret to feeding a...

'Sell that ox'

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | Agriculture

Speakers at a workshop for Mangetti farmers urged cattle owners to abandon the culture of farming only for milk, cream and social status, and to...

Opportunity for NCA farmers

2 weeks ago - 10 April 2017 | Agriculture

An agricultural delegation from Germany last week visited several projects in Namibia and says while there are many opportunities in the agricultural sector for Namibia,...

Agriculture

Kavango tests improved seeds

3 weeks ago - 06 April 2017 | Agriculture

NAMPA Farmers in the Kavango East and West regions had the opportunity on Tuesday to select the most promising induced...

New ruminant feed mill

3 weeks ago - 05 April 2017 | Agriculture

After continued growth in the ruminant feed market, Namibia’s major producer of animal feed Feedmaster has announced that a new N$31-million feed mill is in...

Southern farmers criticise meat industry

1 month - 30 March 2017 | Agriculture

Several communal farmers from southern Namibia last week criticised an apparent lack of support for farming from the government and large players in the meat...

Zambezi logging to continue

1 month - 22 March 2017 | Agriculture

De-bushing activities have been given the go-ahead at the construction site of an irrigation scheme near Katima Mulilo, albeit with strict guidelines set by the...

Omuloka ogundji otagu yonagula oofaalama

1 month - 20 March 2017 | Agriculture

Aanafaalama yomomudhingoloko gwaTsumeb, Grootfontein noHochfeld otaya kanitha oshindji omolwa omuloka omunene ngoka gwa dhenge omidhingoloko dhoka.Ekanitho ndyoka otaku tengenekwa lyongushu yoomiliyona 3.Aanafaalama mboka...

N$45m for drought-stricken farmers

1 month - 16 March 2017 | Agriculture

More than N$45 million was paid out to farmers affected by drought under the 2016/17 Drought Marketing Incentive Scheme. Farmers south of the Veterinary Cordon...

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