Agriculture

Agri-empowerment for women and youth

6 days ago - 20 October 2020 | Agriculture

Relaxed conditions to encourage participation and enhanced financial inclusion is the basis of Agribank’s newly launched loan scheme for women and the youth.The bank decided to launch this scheme given that many women are unable...

Economic Association hosts annual conference

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2020 | Agriculture

The Economic Association of Namibia (EAN) hosts a large-scale conference under on Maximizing Agricultural Potential for Namibia’s Development on 21 October 2020.This theme was chosen since agriculture plays a critical role in economic development. According...

Smart-agri practices in the online spotlight

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2020 | Agriculture

Bank Windhoek, in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) and Namibian Organic Association (NOA) host a two-day online agricultural event on Wednesday and Thursday.With reputable Australian Soil...

Protest against live animal shipping grows

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] opposition continues to grow against a proposed business plan to import as many as 125 000 live farm animals into Namibia for export over thousands of kilometres via sea to the Middle...

Position changes at Agribank

3 weeks ago - 30 September 2020 | Agriculture

Agribank has appointed its organisational development manager Muhindua Kaura as the new executive for Human Resources with effect from 1 October 2020. Kaura, who has been with the bank since January 2015 succeeds Selma Ambunda,...

Livestock shipment plans put on ice

1 month - 09 September 2020 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian company that planned to bring domestic livestock from South Africa and Botswana by road to local seaports for export by ship...

Namibians say no to live animal shipping

1 month - 09 September 2020 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected].comNearly a thousand people have signed a petition demanding a stop to a proposed business plan that would see thousands of live farm...

Know your summer vegetables

1 month - 08 September 2020 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiSummer is upon us, and now is the time for farmers to prepare for cultivating vegetables.Vegetables thrive if planted in the right...

Support for Khomasdal aquaponics project

3 months 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...

Wood on the move – again

3 months 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...

Weaner champ series launched

3 months ago - 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...

Bumper watermelon crop for San

5 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...

Agriculture

Going green at Gobabis correctional...

7 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...

8 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...

10 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?

11 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

11 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

1 year - 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,...

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