Agriculture

Support for Khomasdal aquaponics project

2 weeks ago - 22 July 2020 | Agriculture

The German embassy in Windhoek donated N$485 000 to the Francis Free Life Charity Organisation for the joint “Garden Eden” project. The funds come from the embassy's microproject fund and will be used to set...

Wood on the move – again

3 weeks ago - 15 July 2020 | Agriculture

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) plans to start issuing permits for the transportation of harvested timber, but with strict conditions to be communicated on various platforms, the ministry’s spokesperson Romeo Muyunda said.Muyunda...

Weaner champ series launched

1 month - 06 July 2020 | Agriculture

The 2020 Agra Weaner Championship Series was officially launched in the capital last week.Traditionally the annual Agra Weaner Championship Series is an opportunity for farmers to show off their production quality and to be rewarded...

Bumper watermelon crop for San

3 months ago - 27 April 2020 | Agriculture

The San in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy have become increasingly reliant on farming since climate change now has a huge impact on their traditional way of life and their food security.Now, the “home gardening” project...

World Bank seeks innovators to solve top three agri-challenges

4 months ago - 27 March 2020 | Agriculture

Did you know that investing in agricultural development is up to three times more effective for reducing poverty than doing so in any other sector?With countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) depending heavily...

Going green at Gobabis correctional facility

4 months ago - 23 March 2020 | Agriculture

Nearly a year after the construction of the Gobabis correctional facility hydroponics project greenhouse, the project continues to thrive.According to Senior Superintendent of the Gobabis...

Hydroponics project opens at Gobabis jail

6 months ago - 07 February 2020 | Agriculture

The Gobabis Correctional Facility hydroponic project was officially inaugurated earlier this week, with the hope that the project will become the main vegetable supplier especially...

Agribank and GIZ sign second MoU on bush control

8 months ago - 29 November 2019 | Agriculture

The Agribank and GIZ/MAWF Bush Control and Biomass Utilisation Project signed another Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend and strengthen their cooperation for two years....

Apples in the Kalahari?

8 months ago - 13 November 2019 | Agriculture

On Monday (18 November), Salomon Kalondo hosts a public talk at the Scientific Society about how Namibian farming will have to change to remain viable....

Hattrick for Calitz

9 months ago - 30 October 2019 | Agriculture

Bertus Calitz was honoured as Agra’s National Weaner Champion for the third consecutive time the competition has been held. He was also honoured with this...

Dag spesiaal vir heuningbye

9 months ago - 11 October 2019 | Agriculture

Aan die einde van hierdie maand is daar ’n spesiale dag wat opgedra is aan heuningbye en Namibië se bekende byeboer, Roland Graf zu Bentheim,...

Top score for Leonise

10 months ago - 07 October 2019 | Agriculture

Leonise Human, a 17-year-old learner of Gobabis Gymansium, impressed judges at the Bank Windhoek Feedmaster National Cattle Judging Competition when she scored an amazing 98%...

Agriculture

Omaheke farmers should focus on...

1 year - 28 July 2019 | Agriculture

The Governor of the Omaheke region, Festus Ueitele, called on farmers in the region to venture into value addition to maximise their profits.He made this...

Chicken for beef

1 year - 19 May 2019 | Agriculture

Palmwag • Nina Cerezo Gabes /Goagoseb sits on his shady veranda. In the surrounding garden, cacti and other plants are blooming, a window of his...

Rooilyn groet stadig maar seker

1 year - 12 May 2019 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Ellanie SmitAs deel van die implementering van die tweede nasionale grondberaad se resolusies, beplan die ministerie van landbou om binne die huidige boekjaar...

Feeding the nation

1 year - 05 May 2019 | Agriculture

Swakopmund • Otis Finck The Agro farming industry could possibly rid the country of unemployment within the next five to ten years.So says Ranjit...

In die boorde van ’n...

1 year - 05 May 2019 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel In die suide van Namibië is 17 000 bome vier jaar gelede geplant en as die vrugte daarvan oopgebreek word,...

‘Boer of gee die grond...

1 year - 24 March 2019 | Agriculture

Mangetti • Ileni Nandjato Die hoofveearts van die Noordweste, dr. Kennedy Shoombe, meen Mangetti-landboukundiges moet ophou om hulself boere te noem, en eerder dierewagters vir...

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