Agriculture

Control pests like this

1 week ago - 15 February 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiWhether you have a small garden to grow your own produce, or if you’re a large-scale farmer, crop production is an activity that involves the cultivation or tilling of land to enable...

Roots delivers first apples

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2021 | Agriculture

A delegation from the Roots Agricultural village at Stampriet recently paid a courtesy visit to Agribank to present and showcase their first harvest from the project that was co-financed by the bank.Team leader Willien Meiring...

Now is the time to harvest rainwater

1 month - 18 January 2021 | Agriculture

The previous and current rainy seasons in Namibia has given a sigh of relief to many farmers and is an indication that the country is gradually recovering from the impact of the long drought spell...

Bank backing for locust research

2 months ago - 02 December 2020 | Agriculture

FNB Namibia handed over N$100 000 towards the University of Namibia (UNAM) to support their research relating to the outbreak of the locusts in the country. At the event, FNB’s Leslie Puriza said that agriculture...

The benefits of mulching

3 months ago - 02 November 2020 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiIn arid and semi-arid countries like Namibia where water is a scarce resource, it is always advisable for farmers to engage in water conserving practices.The tillage or cultivation of land for the...

Agri-empowerment for women and youth

4 months 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...

Economic Association hosts annual conference

4 months 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...

Smart-agri practices in the online spotlight

4 months 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...

Protest against live animal shipping grows

4 months 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...

Position changes at Agribank

4 months 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...

Livestock shipment plans put on ice

5 months ago - 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

5 months ago - 09 September 2020 | Agriculture

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

Agriculture

Support for Khomasdal aquaponics project

7 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 –...

7 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

7 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

9 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...

World Bank seeks innovators to...

11 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...

Going green at Gobabis correctional...

11 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...

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