Agriculture

Hydroponics project opens at Gobabis jail

2 weeks 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 for soup kitchens in and around the town.The project is...

Agribank and GIZ sign second MoU on bush control

2 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. Key milestones achieved during the previous MoU period include:• The...

Apples in the Kalahari?

3 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. Kalondo says that extensive farming practices in Namibia are not...

Hattrick for Calitz

3 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 title in 2015 and 2017. At the same event, winners...

Dag spesiaal vir heuningbye

4 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, meen 29 Oktober is dié belangrikste dag in die land.“Op...

Top score for Leonise

4 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%...

San going green

6 months ago - 25 August 2019 | Agriculture

Even in the arid regions of Namibia, trees can survive, provide shade and improved food security for people.The San in the Nyae Nyae conservancy have...

Omaheke farmers should focus on profit

6 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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 granaatboer

9 months ago - 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,...

Agriculture

Bush encroached land to be...

1 year - 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...

Chamber of Agriculture on the...

1 year - 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...

LPO wants testing halt

1 year - 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...

Green gardens for life

1 year - 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...

Namibia can eradicate poverty –...

1 year - 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...

Mutton producers under pressure

1 year - 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...

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