Agriculture

'We're going nowhere'

5 days ago - 15 April 2019 | Agriculture

Families settled on Farm Okongava No. 72 are again up in arms after minister Utoni Nujoma said in parliament they are there illegally. The families have been settled on the 15 160-hectare farm after an...

Olugodhi omolwa onyama yondjuhwa yaBrazil

5 days ago - 15 April 2019 | Agriculture

YANNA SMITHEhangano lyoSouth African Poultry Association (SAPA) olya kala nokuninga iipalanyolo miikundaneki moNamibia sho tali yambidhidha oshikondo shonyama yondjuhwa yaNamibia nokunyana oondjuhwa dhaBrazil, ndhoka lya popi kutya otadhi ndipilwa menenevi.SAPA okwa ulike menindjela omupe gwoBroiler...

Feathers fly in chicken war

1 week ago - 12 April 2019 | Agriculture

While international poultry players are battling it out over local market share, Namibian consumers are likely left to carry the burden of higher prices.Of late, the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has been making headlines...

Swakara auction successful

1 week ago - 10 April 2019 | Agriculture

During the Swakara auction held in Copenhagen, Denmark during March, 100% of the pelts offered were sold.A buyer from Italy bought most of the pelts, followed by a buyer from Greece who is registered in...

Drought-parched Botswana struggles to keep cattle culture alive

1 week ago - 10 April 2019 | Agriculture

Sharon Tshipa - Longer and harsher droughts are driving a growing share of Botswana's traditional cattlemen to give up their animals – but Skanki Mokweba will not budge.In recent years, the father of 10 has...

Rukoro's Ozetu is an 'idle threat'

1 week ago - 09 April 2019 | Agriculture

The Ovaherero Traditional Authority's (OTA's) attempt to dethrone the Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) as the go-to meat processing and marketing entity has been described...

Agribank subsidy doubles

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2019 | Agriculture

Government has more than doubled its budget allocation to Agribank for the 2019/20 financial year. According to the Estimates of Revenue, Income and Expenditure report...

N$4m in Dare to Care kitty

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2019 | Agriculture

The Dare to Care Fund has collected about N$4 million and can already subsidise 76 000 bags of animal feed at a N$50 subsidy per...

Meatco focuses on farmers

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2019 | Agriculture

Meatco recently held a farmers' liaison meeting in Rundu which focused on building relationships with farmers through engagements.The meeting, which focused on 'How Meatco can...

Auction delayed by king's death

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2019 | Agriculture

The death of King Omukwaniilwa Immanuel Kauluma Elifas last week has led to the postponement of the first-ever professional auction that was to have taken...

Erindi plays ball with AR

2 weeks ago - 02 April 2019 | Agriculture

The owners of Erindi Private Game Reserve have agreed to meet some of the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement's demands linked to the High Court settlement...

First beef leaves for China

2 weeks ago - 01 April 2019 | Agriculture

The first consignment of 24 tons of Namibian beef left Windhoek for Beijing on Thursday, destined for restaurants and retailers in China.The China-based distribution agent,...

Agriculture

Starvation looms

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2019 | Agriculture

Due to the continuing lack of rainfall and crops being destroyed by the blazing sun, Kavango East subsistence farmers have given up any hope of...

Expropriation threats 'like a poison'

3 weeks ago - 28 March 2019 | Agriculture

Ovaherero paramount chief Vekuii Rukoro and others have come under fire from German-speaking Namibians over threats that their farms will be expropriated.During a panel discussion...

Know your market

3 weeks ago - 27 March 2019 | Agriculture

Market analysis, in simple terms, means understanding the market you intend to serve as a farmer. Every farming enterprise starts with the consideration of what...

NDC in the dark about...

3 weeks ago - 25 March 2019 | Agriculture

The Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) does not know how much date palms and grapes were sold over a four-year period, according to an audit report...

Ancestral land claims hit Rundu

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Agriculture

A group of residents are demanding land at Rundu's Kaisosi township on the basis that it belonged to their forefathers.The group led by Pastor Magareth...

Ta ya pula evi lyuuthiga...

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Agriculture

Ongundu ndjoka otayi kwatelwa komeho komusita Magareth Mate Da Rocha oshowo Brigitte Kalihonda, na oya gandja omaiyuvo gawo kelelo lyondoolopa yaRundu taya popi kutya kaya...

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