Agriculture

Aspiring chicken farmer shares her journey

5 months ago - 31 March 2021 | Agriculture

Tunohole Mungoba - Oshakati Raised in Ongongo, Onaanda, 36-year-old Foibe Angombe from Oshakati grew up watching her late grandmother, Emilia Mpingana Amunyela, build a successful business in the chicken farming industry. “I was always fascinated...

Farmers want weekend auctions back

1 year - 25 March 2020 | Agriculture

Farmers in the northern communal areas (NCA) are not happy with the agriculture ministry's decision to move auctions from weekends to weekdays, saying this has affected the customer turnout. They say the auctions were already...

Tov goes commercial

1 year - 27 November 2019 | Agriculture

The Tsumeb-based Tov multipurpose centre has decided to utilise its resettlement farm near Tsintsabis to farm commercially, in order to generate money to feed 65 orphans and vulnerable children at the centre.Tov is planning to...

A passion for trees

1 year - 27 November 2019 | Agriculture

Lucia Nghilongwa (37) decided to venture into the tree planting business to generate extra income to support herself and her extended family.Nghilongwa has planted over 200 seedlings that she is currently selling and said the...

Breeding pure

2 years ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

With poultry farming become a lucrative business, especially in drought-stricken areas of northern Namibia, well-known chicken breeder, Ranch Koiimasis, is advising farmers to consider mixing household breeds with purer ones, to improve size and meat...

Passionate about agriculture

2 years ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

Former security guard Victor Kasinda says he gets much more job satisfaction from his current job as caretaker at an irrigation project near Rundu.Kasinda (57)...

Farmers, don't give up

2 years ago - 29 May 2019 | Agriculture

Kavango East regional governor Samuel Mbambo has urged subsistence farmers not to give up on their fields because of this year's poor rainfall, which has...

Demand for chickens outstrips supply

2 years ago - 29 May 2019 | Agriculture

KENYA KAMBOWEA poultry farm at a government-owned agriculture centre in the Mashare Constituency of the Kavango East Region is doing well. In an interview with...

Aim for a bumper harvest

2 years ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

As the rainy season is fast approaching, the governor of the Kavango East Region, Samuel Mbambo, has called upon farmers to start ploughing their fields...

Taku lalakanenwa eteyo ewanawa moKavango East

2 years ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

Pethimbo mpoka oshikako shomuloka tashi tameke ngoloneya gwoshitopolwa shaKavango East Samuel Mbambo, okwa pula aanamapya ya tameke okupulula omapya gawo na okwe ya tsu omukumo...

Akapandi shows the way

3 years ago - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Businessman John Akapandi Endjala of the J&P Group has turned his 10-hectare mahangu field at his homestead at Okapya village into an orchard to supply...

Akapandi a gandja oshiholelwa oshiwanawa

3 years ago - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Momvula yo2015 omunageshefa John Akapandi Endjala okwa lundulula epya lye lyomahangu no ku li ninga oshikunino shiiyimati, moka a kunu omiti dhomamengo dhi Ii 700,...

Agriculture

Ogongo expects a bumper rice...

3 years ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

The University of Namibia's (Unam) Ogongo Campus in the Omusati Region plans to host its annual rice harvest festival tomorrow.The festival is aimed at familiarising...

Animal feed from cardboard boxes

3 years ago - 25 October 2017 | Agriculture

A food technologist conducting a study on manufacturing animal feed from discarded cardboard boxes says the study is in its final stage and is showing...

Makalani wine tapping kills palms

3 years ago - 25 October 2017 | Agriculture

The Uukwambi Traditional Authority says it was not aware that the tapping of sap from makalani palms to make a traditional wine known as omalunga...

No market for small-scale farmers

4 years ago - 29 March 2017 | Agriculture

Northern small-scale farmers are accusing the government of not taking them seriously.They say the government encourages them to invest money in farming, but does not...

Caterpillars threaten food security

4 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Armyworm invasion a huge concernNamibia’s food security is under threat from an outbreak of previously unknown fall armyworm that is devastating crops in the north-central...

Farmers assess harvest prospects

4 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Crop farmers have expressed mixed feelings over the good rains being experienced countrywide.They say rain is not the only factor determining a good harvest, as...

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