Agriculture

Landowners submit appeals against land valuations

11 hours ago | Agriculture

The appeal of more than 300 landowners against last year's verdict by the Valuation Court has been submitted to the High Court. According to the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) the appeal of the 379 landowners...

Namibia bans poultry imports

11 hours ago | Agriculture

Namibia has suspended the import and in transit movement of live poultry, birds and products from South Africa and Belgium following the outbreak of bird flu (H5N8). South Africa confirmed outbreaks on at least...

Farmers need to comply with law

11 hours ago | Agriculture

The Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) held a meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry with regard to the commencement of the new Water Act which has proposed new water control areas and stricter...

Financial help for Zim agri sector

1 day - 27 June 2017 | Agriculture

Zimbabwe's government has signed a US$478 million agreement with an energy company and three banks to finance the 2017/18 summer farming season in a push to improve food security, a state-owned newspaper said on Monday.The...

Katima gets Dairies depot

1 week ago - 21 June 2017 | Agriculture

Residents of Katima Mulilo will now be exposed to a larger product portfolio of Namibia Dairies. The company is a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group - after it recently opened its...

Groundwater still a mystery

1 week ago - 20 June 2017 | Agriculture

Both the agriculture ministry and the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) have remained mum on the outcome of the testing that...

Namibian towns advised to try fog harvesting

1 week ago - 18 June 2017 | Agriculture

Towns in Namibia that do not receive a lot of rainfall should try fog harvesting, renowned rain water harvester in San Antonio, Texas, Billy Kniffen...

Farmers continue to demand market access

1 week ago - 15 June 2017 | Agriculture

The eighth congress of the Namibia National Farmers’ Union (NNFU) that took place in Opuwo in the Kunene Region over the weekend has elected a...

Zimbabwe bans grain imports

2 weeks ago - 14 June 2017 | Agriculture

Zimbabwe has banned grain imports to protect local farmers after producing enough to meet domestic demand, a government minister said on Tuesday, just a year...

Small-scale farmers to up food production

2 weeks ago - 09 June 2017 | Agriculture

Although the agricultural sector is currently only contributing 3.8% to the GDP of Namibia, the government aims to make it a priority during the next...

Tons per litre

3 weeks ago - 07 June 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture is the largest consumer of water; accounting for over 70% of the world's freshwater diversion. However, only a part of this agricultural water diverted...

Agriculture identified as critical in NDP5

3 weeks ago - 07 June 2017 | Agriculture

Agricultural has been identified has one of the critical sectors in the newly introduced Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) to further grow the economy of...

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Maize imports halted

3 weeks ago - 06 June 2017 | Agriculture

Namib Mills says maize imports for its Otavi mills stopped on 1 June this year in compliance with the market agreement.According to the spokesperson of...

The boys behind the beef

4 weeks ago - 31 May 2017 | Agriculture

Dirk Matthysen Uys was announced as Meatco’s Producer of the Year for 2016 due to his dedication and hard work towards delivering quality animals to...

NAU president on Planning Commission...

4 weeks ago - 31 May 2017 | Agriculture

The president of the Namibian Agricultural Union (NAU), Ryno van der Merwe has been appointed to the Planning Commission of the National Planning Commission. The...

Kunene farmers to get govt...

1 month - 29 May 2017 | Agriculture

The government is considering embarking on a N$30 million communal land development programme for the perennially drought-stricken Kunene Region.This was recently announced by land reform...

Farmers learn at Helmeringhausen

1 month - 24 May 2017 | Agriculture

The Helmeringhausen Farmers Association last week hosted a Winter School that was attended by more than 100 people. The theme for this year is “How...

Governors applaud food production facility

1 month - 24 May 2017 | Agriculture

Special Advisor to the Governor of Kunene, Katuutire Kaura, has praised the Divundu Correctional Facility for producing and distributing 4 000 bags of wheat to...

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