Agriculture

Agribank's top brass meet with Utoni

1 day - 19 June 2019 | Agriculture

A delegation from the Agribank board and the bank's CEO, Sakaria Nghikembua recently met with land reform minister Utoni Nujoma as part of the bank's on-going stakeholder engagement strategy.According to a statement issued by Agribank,...

Agri continues to create employment

1 day - 19 June 2019 | Agriculture

Despite the disastrous conditions that the agriculture sector in Namibia is facing due to the drought, it has created employment opportunities while other sectors within the economy have faced colossal dismissals. During the Agricultural Employers'...

Opoloyeka yomakaya ya pewa omulilo omuzizi

1 day - 19 June 2019 | Agriculture

Omukwatakanithi gwongundu yoSwapo mOshitopolwa shaShikoto, Armas Amukwiyu okwa popi kutya opoloyeka yongushu yobiliyona yimwe yokulonga omakaya moshitopolwa shaZambezi otayi nyanwa omolwa uuyelele wa puka mboka wa gandjwa moshigwana.Oshiwike sha piti okabinete kaNamibia oka gandja...

Opoloyeka yomakaya ya pewa omulilo omuzizi

2 days ago - 18 June 2019 | Agriculture

KENYA KAMBOWEOmukwatakanithi gwongundu yoSwapo mOshitopolwa shaShikoto, Armas Amukwiyu okwa popi kutya opoloyeka yongushu yobiliyona yimwe yokulonga omakaya moshitopolwa shaZambezi otayi nyanwa omolwa uuyelele wa puka mboka wa gandjwa moshigwana.Oshiwike sha piti okabinete kaNamibia oka...

Tobacco project lights up

6 days ago - 14 June 2019 | Agriculture

Years after Swapo's Oshikoto coordinator Armas Amukwiyu and his Chinese partners first started pushing for a N$1 billion tobacco project in the Zambezi Region, cabinet has finally given the green light.A cabinet resolution indicated yesterday...

Green light for tobacco project

6 days ago - 13 June 2019 | Agriculture

Armas Amukwiyu’s controversial tobacco project in the Zambezi Region has been approved by cabinet on Tuesday. The company, Namibia Oriental Tobacco, belongs to Oshikoto Swapo...

Workshop for farmers held at Epukiro

1 week ago - 12 June 2019 | Agriculture

In an effort to support farmers, the Eastern Epukiro Farmers Association (EEFA) in conjunction with Agribank held a weeklong workshop in the Epukiro constituency in...

AMTA opens mahangu stores

1 week ago - 10 June 2019 | Agriculture

Inhabitants of Oshana, Ohangwena, Omusati and Oshikoto will get locally produced mahangu as part of the government's drought relief programme.The Agro-Marketing and Trading Agency (AMTA)...

AMTA a ninguluka kombinga yokondalaka yaFysal

1 week ago - 07 June 2019 | Agriculture

Ehangano lyoAgro-Marketing Trading Agency (AMTA) olya gandja ishewe okondalaka yomweedhi ndatu koFysal Fresh Produce opo a longele mendiki lye lyomalandithilo mOngwediva, ihe AMTA...

U-turn on Fysal, Namsov out

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2019 | Agriculture

The Agro-Marketing Trading Agency (AMTA) has given Fysal Fresh Produce another three-month contract to operate from its Ongwediva fresh-produce hub, but could not save a...

Border reopens for mahangu imports

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2019 | Agriculture

Restrictions on imports of white maize and mahangu, also known as pearl millet, were lifted on Monday. The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) notified mahangu processors...

Rumpf appointed to Meatco board

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2019 | Agriculture

Agriculture minister Alpheus !Naruseb has appointed Kay-Dieter Rumpf as the director representing the interests of commercial farmers on the Meatco board.Rumpf's appointment came into effect...

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Govt steps in on Erindi

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Agriculture

The government says it has not given the owners of Erindi Private Game Reserve authorisation to sell the 71 000-hectare property to foreigners and has...

Absence delays SADC meeting

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Agriculture

A meeting of SADC ministers responsible for agriculture, food security, fisheries and aquaculture is taking place in Windhoek this week.The meeting is hosted by the...

India provides drought assistance

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Agriculture

The government of India has announced that it will provide 1 000 tonnes of grain, comprising of rice and pearl millet (mahangu), to Namibia. This...

Drought assistance welcomed

2 weeks ago - 03 June 2019 | Agriculture

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has welcomed the positive response by Namibians in terms of assisting with drought relief efforts. Kambwa Trading and...

Commercial mahangu crisis

2 weeks ago - 31 May 2019 | Agriculture

Namibia has run out of mahangu for commercial milling purposes, but the country's borders have not been opened for imports, after being closed in January.According...

Bank Windhoek assists farmers

3 weeks ago - 29 May 2019 | Agriculture

In response to the Namibian government's state of emergency declaration on the current drought affecting the country, Bank Windhoek has implemented various measures to minimise...

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