Agriculture

Grasslands are paramount

9 hours ago | Agriculture

The 22nd Rangeland Forum took place at the end of November in Otjiwarongo during which sound rangeland management practices were discussed to make the livestock industry more profitable. The Namibia National Farmers' Union (NNFU) and...

Horticulture MSP up by 3%

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Agriculture

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) has increased the Horticulture Market Share Promotion (MSP) from 44% to 47%. The 3% increase directly translates, in monetary terms, to about N$20 million per annum worth of fresh produce...

SA charcoal processors move to Nam

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Agriculture

Three of the biggest South African buyers of Namibian charcoal will be moving their processing plants to Namibia. This was revealed by trade minister Tjekero Tweya when he met with the Namibian Charcoal Association last...

Opoloyeka onene yuunamapya tayi tulwa miilonga

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT Epangelo olya kutha omukuli gwoobiliyona 1 ngoka tagu longithwa mokutula miilonga opoloyeka yuunamaya ya nuninwa okunkondopaleka uunafaalama moshilongo.Opoloyeka ndjoka otayi tulwa miilonga moshilongo ashihe opo ku vule okuyiwa oshipala onkalo yompumbwe yoondya moshilongo...

'Leave us alone or let us die'

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Agriculture

Landless communities living along the Skaap River in central Namibia are threatening to move onto the four farms leased to Russian oligarch Rashid Sardarov by 10 December to coincide with International Human Rights Day.A spokesperson...

Massive agri project launched

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Agriculture

A N$1.4-billion agriculture project will be implemented across the country to enhance agricultural productivity and reduce the annual importation of staple cereal crops. The agriculture...

Tree harvesters cry foul

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Agriculture

Kavango East timber harvesters say the environment ministry is discriminating against them.They were reacting to a ministry statement last week which said all tree-felling activities...

Female farmer scoops National Weaner Champion, again

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

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Budget cuts almost halt tests

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

An amount of N$55 000 was availed to the agriculture ministry to ensure that it can carry out necessary tests for livestock and meat exports....

NGOs shocked by cabinet decision

2 weeks ago - 27 November 2018 | Agriculture

Local activists are demanding clarity from the government over a cabinet decision to reserve 70% of resettlement farms for veterans of the liberation struggle and...

Veterans to get 70% of farms

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2018 | Agriculture

Cabinet has approved a recommendation that 70% of all future resettlement farms be reserved for war veterans and their dependants, while the rest of the...

Kavango ravaged

2 weeks ago - 22 November 2018 | Agriculture

CATHERINE SASMAN The ongoing tree-felling in the Kavango regions is government-sanctioned and Chinese wood-loggers say they are in actual fact doing the local population a...

Agriculture

Chances for El Nino grow

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2018 | Agriculture

The probability of an El Niño event has increased to between 75% and 84% during the coming rainfall season. El Niño is typically associated with...

Green Schemes don't pay bills

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2018 | Agriculture

Vice-president Nangolo Mbumba has called on the government's Green Scheme irrigation projects to pay their utility bills on time.Several Green Scheme projects have had their...

NamWater celebrates 20th anniversary

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2018 | Agriculture

Poor rainfall, increasing urban population, increased economic activities and the economic downturn are but some of the challenges that NamWater has faced over the past...

Bank Windhoek to host discussion...

3 weeks ago - 15 November 2018 | Agriculture

Agriculture is one of the most important contributing sectors to the Namibian economy and continues to be a source of income for the majority of...

Angola fence 'not an option'

4 weeks ago - 14 November 2018 | Agriculture

A private veterinary consultant says the erection of a fence between Angola and Namibia to prevent foot-and mouth (FMD) disease is not an option. Dr...

Poultry prices to increase

4 weeks ago - 14 November 2018 | Agriculture

Poultry products are expected to increase leading up to the December holiday season. This is according to the Meat Board of Namibia, which said the...

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