Agriculture

San going green

3 weeks 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 found that trees are more resilient to drought than other...

Omaheke farmers should focus on profit

1 month - 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 call at a recent Farmers Information Day which was organised...

Chicken for beef

3 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 stone house behind him is open. Everything looks tidy, fresh...

Rooilyn groet stadig maar seker

4 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 die proses te begin om geleidelik die veeartsenykordonheining (VCF), of...

Feeding the nation

4 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 Patil, the head agronomist at Farm Shalom, a smallholding around...

In die boorde van ’n granaatboer

4 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,...

‘Boer of gee die grond terug’

5 months ago - 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...

Bush encroached land to be reduced

9 months 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...

Chamber of Agriculture on the cards

10 months ago - 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

11 months ago - 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 – WFP

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...

Agriculture

Mutton producers under pressure

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

1 year - 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

2 years ago - 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...

2 years ago - 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

2 years ago - 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...

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