Agriculture

Bush encroached land to be reduced

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2018 | Agriculture

Namibia aims to reduce bush encroachment on 1.9 million hectares of land within the next two decades. According to environment minister Pohamba Shifeta, this is one of Namibia's land degradation neutrality targets. He was speaking...

Chamber of Agriculture on the cards

1 month - 22 October 2018 | Agriculture

During several congresses held by the agricultural sector recently, it became clear that there is a policy difference between the agriculture sector and government on how growth in the sector should take place.Therefore a national...

LPO wants testing halt

1 month - 15 October 2018 | Agriculture

Ellanie Smit - The Livestock Producers Organisation (LPO) wants Namibia to declare itself free from tuberculosis and Brucellosis so that farmers are not submitted to tedious testing of livestock when exporting to South Africa. Currently...

Green gardens for life

3 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Agriculture

About 330 000 learners are fed through the national school feeding progam while school gardens serve as a supplement to instil the culture of gardening as a means to self-sustenance, said education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa....

Namibia can eradicate poverty – WFP

3 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Agriculture

Jemima Beukes – In June this year, the World Poverty Clock suggested that Namibia is off track reaching Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 which aims to end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030....

Mutton producers under pressure

3 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Agriculture

Ellanie Smit - The Meat Board of Namibia says that given government's efforts to industrialise and promote value addition, large price disparities are hampering progress...

Mutton producers under pressure

3 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Agriculture

Ellanie Smit - Sheep marketing in Namibia is confronted by various challenges that are putting the sector in jeopardy in terms of employment creation, retentions...

Groot, groter, komkommer

7 months ago - 26 April 2018 | Agriculture

Die Rehoboth Gemeenskapstrust wéét hoe om groente te kweek! Hier is Amanda August, Lizetta Groenewald en Rayvonne van Wyk met hul weeklikse komkommer-oes. Hulle oes...

Taking hands to address food insecurity

9 months ago - 08 March 2018 | Agriculture

A food security survey covering about 180 000 people in four lower-income neighbourhoods in Windhoek indicated that 77% of households were food insecure. In informal...

Groen goud uit die omgewing

1 year - 27 April 2017 | Agriculture

Mariana BaltSowat 120 km noordoos van Okahandja, in die Hochfeld-omgewing op die plaas Hartebeestteich-Süd, staan boordevol bome wat op die oog af glad nie...

Youth organise cactus clean up in Windhoek

1 year - 06 April 2017 | Agriculture

Rosalia Joseph, a Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) intern at the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), recently...

Farmers vs GM

1 year - 23 March 2017 | Agriculture

The Namibia Scientific Society presents a talk on “Farmers’ rights vis-a vis genetically modified seeds in the context of Africa” by Elize Shakalela tonight at...