Agriculture

Amta records N$63 million loss

3 days ago - 23 February 2017 | Agriculture

The Agro Marketing and Trading Agency (Amta) recorded a net deficit of close to N$63 million in the year 2015/16.This was announced by board chairperson Abraham Nehemia at the third Amta AGM held at Ongwediva...

Chinese on San resettlement farm

4 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

The ministry of land reform is investigating allegations that a San resettlement farm is being illegally sublet to Chinese nationals.However, a former unionist has denied allegations that he is illegally subletting the piece of land...

Minister hand-picks Meatco board

4 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa yesterday announced the new Meatco board members, all of whom were appointed by him and none nominated by the company.This follows an allegedly illegal meeting by Meatco members on 12 August...

How to get 'em

4 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Poaching on private land is on the increase as the police and military step up their presence in government national parks and game reserves. To this end, the Namibia Agricultural Union, along with the professional...

Animal health under spotlight

4 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

The 22nd conference of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)'s Regional Commission for Africa is underway in Swakopmund. The OIE is the inter-governmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide.It is recognised as a...

Country still divided by Red Line

6 days ago - 20 February 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa says Namibia is still divided by a Veterinary Cordon Fence 26 years after independence.Mutorwa made the remark when he announced the...

Land Bill is too simplistic

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Agriculture

CATHERINE SASMANA paper suggests that more thorough consultation is required on the Land Bill instead of it being removed from the public eye.The Institute for...

Bird flu is back

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Agriculture

Good rains have been received in many of the areas in the SADC region that were affected by the severe El NiƱo induced drought in...

Lumpy Skin outbreak in Okakarara

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Agriculture

The agricultural ministry has implemented disease control measures and warned farmers that there is an outbreak of Lumpy Skin disease in the Okangeama village in...

Bird flu is back

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Agriculture

Namibia has suspended the import of live poultry, birds and poultry products due to the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), known informally as...

Loans aimed at public servants

1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | Agriculture

AgriBank will offer non-collateral loans to emerging communal farmers from the end of March.According to Agribank chief executive officer Sakarai Nghikembua the loans will vary...

Farmers to face the music

1 week ago - 13 February 2017 | Agriculture

Agribank Namibia has called in the help of debt collectors to start collecting an outstanding N$500 million in loan repayment from farmers across the country....

Agriculture

Farmers commit to Operation Werengendje

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | Agriculture

About 710 hectares of mahangu fields have been ploughed in five constituencies of the Kavango East Region under Operation Werengendje since its launch in December...

International demand for Neckartal land

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | Agriculture

The clock is ticking for aspiring farmers who would like irrigable land as construction of the Neckartal Dam races towards completion. This is according to...

SADC must intervene in armyworm...

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa has urged SADC to urgently intervene and assist countries that are facing an armyworm outbreak that is devastating crops in Namibia...

Agriculture ministry identifies pests

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Agriculture

KENYA KAMBOWE The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has identified three species of caterpillars that are causing havoc in...

Land valuations go to court

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Agriculture

Landowners in Namibia are heading to the High Court to appeal against the verdict made last year by the Valuation Court.According to the Namibia Agricultural...

It's in the grass

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Agriculture

Agra ProVision kick-started the year hosting training courses to empower farmers. From 24 to 27 January Agra ProVision trained ten farmers through the Rangeland Management...

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