Agriculture

Lands ministry drags feet on master list

3 hours ago | Agriculture

While Ombudsman John Walters is still waiting for the master list of resettlement farm beneficiaries - requested more than two months ago - he says the full list will likely not be made public unless...

Proposed revision on FMD standards

2 days ago - 15 August 2018 | Agriculture

A revision of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) standards of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (TAHC) has been proposed to reduce the impact of the movement of African buffalo into FMD-free countries, or free zones.The proposal...

Food expo in Rundu

2 days ago - 15 August 2018 | Agriculture

The second Food Namibia ConfEx will take place from 4 to 8 September in Rundu and aims at ensuring food security and alleviating hunger in Namibia. Under the auspices of Operation Werengedje, it will bring...

Hunger for SADC

3 days ago - 14 August 2018 | Agriculture

Food insecurity in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) may occur despite good rainfall received in the 2016/17 crop season, Domingos Gove, the director of food agriculture and natural resources has said.He made the remarks...

Mahangu producers have no market

1 week ago - 09 August 2018 | Agriculture

Since the beginning of June many mahangu producers in the north have flocked to the Agro Marketing and Trading Agency (AMTA) to sell their surplus, but they were turned away because the trading agency is...

Hands off the beef industry

1 week ago - 09 August 2018 | Agriculture

The government must not interfere in the marketing of cattle by implementing export restrictions and closing Namibian borders.This may result in another fiasco in the...

Northern aquifer probe raises stakes

1 week ago - 08 August 2018 | Agriculture

The latest information available on the Ohangwena aquifer known as KOH II, shows that it holds four times the amount of water than was originally...

Agronomic producers to take note

1 week ago - 08 August 2018 | Agriculture

The management of the Agronomy Producers Association (APA) last week met in Windhoek to discuss matters of interest.Business on the agenda was, among other things,...

Make mine rare

1 week ago - 08 August 2018 | Agriculture

While the Namibian food basket has become more expensive mainly due to the increase in fuel prices, Meatco says it is still in a fairly...

Without land, we are nothing

1 week ago - 07 August 2018 | Agriculture

A pastors' conference of the western diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN) has called for one land policy and says all discriminatory...

NAU wants stats on land

1 week ago - 07 August 2018 | Agriculture

The Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) has added its voice to the debate ahead of the upcoming land conference in October.The union has urged the lands...

150 000 tonnes of maize, wheat needed

2 weeks ago - 02 August 2018 | Agriculture

Namibia has 200 500 tonnes of cereal available for the current consumption period, which is a mere 57% of the country's needs. This means the...

Agriculture

CCF to host goat seminar...

2 weeks ago - 01 August 2018 | Agriculture

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) will be hosting a goat farming seminar on 7 August. The one-day seminar will emphasise dairy goats, and it will...

Mushelenga, Zaaruka clash at land...

2 weeks ago - 31 July 2018 | Agriculture

KENYA KAMBOWEA two-day Oshana regional consultative meeting, ahead of the country’s second national land conference in October, was temporarily overshadowed by a walkout by businessman...

FMD outbreak no ploy -...

2 weeks ago - 31 July 2018 | Agriculture

Agriculture minister Alpheus !Naruseb says the 2015 foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak was no ploy, as alleged by the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU).In an interview...

Agribank to auction first two...

3 weeks ago - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Two Agribank-financed farms located in Otjozondjupa Region will be auctioned on Friday after the bank this week announced it has gone from a soft to...

Slaughter numbers worrisome

3 weeks ago - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

A study will be conducted by the agriculture ministry to determine the reasons behind the dwindling numbers of sheep and cattle being delivered to export...

Dairy producers meet in Gobabis

3 weeks ago - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Namibia's Dairy Producers Association (DPA) recently held their annual general meeting outside Gobabis during which an amended law, which would make it possible to control...

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