Agriculture

Food project stalls

3 weeks ago - 29 August 2018 | Agriculture

A community irrigation project in Omusati Region has failed to get off the ground in the past two years.Established in 2012, the Onawa Community Project at Onawa yaKahenge village was supposed to provide food for...

Subsistence farmers assisted

3 weeks ago - 29 August 2018 | Agriculture

Eight households in the Ongwediva Constituency of the Oshana Region have received agricultural implements worth N$57 692 from the regional government.According to constituency councillor Andreas Uutoni, the households were identified as needy by local community...

Akapandi shows the way

1 month - 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 his hotel establishments with the produce.After realising his mahangu field...

Reaping what you sow

1 month - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

A 58-year-old woman from Onziku village in the Omusati Region has reaped a bountiful cowpea harvest and is hoping to sell some of it and use the money to care for the needs of her...

Akapandi a gandja oshiholelwa oshiwanawa

1 month - 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, oongongo oshowo omalemune. Omunangeshefa ngoka e li mwene gwoongehsfea dhoJ&P...

Ta teya shoka kunu

1 month - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Ewi lyaNooli olya yi moonkundathana na Angelina Paulus ngoka a lya adha mepya lye ta hu nokuhogolola omakunde ge.Angelina ohazi megumbo lye pamwe natekulu ye...

Bumper mahangu harvest for female farmer

2 months ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

After investing much of her time and money in her farm at Oupili village in the Ohangwena Region, Anna-Nora Lameck (61) has achieved her goal...

Ogongo expects a bumper rice harvest

2 months 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...

Bumper harvest expected after rain

5 months ago - 28 March 2018 | Agriculture

Subsistence farmers in northern Namibia have welcomed the good rains that have fallen over the past few weeks, while saying they envision a bumper harvest...

Ondonga strife impacts Mangetti farming

5 months ago - 28 March 2018 | Agriculture

The succession battle within the Ondonga Traditional Authority has negatively affected the Mangetti Farmers' Association (MFA), whose operations take place within the Onalusheshete district.The term...

AMTA appeals for value-addition

6 months ago - 28 February 2018 | Agriculture

The Ago-Marketing and Trading Agency (AMTA) has appealed to private entities that may wish to venture into value-addition, to make use of the spaces available...

Animal feed from cardboard boxes

10 months 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...

Agriculture

Horticulture project for Embwanyana

1 year - 30 August 2017 | Agriculture

The poor Embwanyana community in the Oshikunde constituency of Ohangwena Region recently received a generous donation of N$800 000 from the Ohangwena Governor’s Community Development...

A good mahangu harvest for...

1 year - 26 July 2017 | Agriculture

The Agro Marketing and Trading Agency (AMTA) is expecting a high volume of mahangu this year following an increase in the number of suppliers and...

No market for small-scale farmers

1 year - 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

Farmers turn towns into grazing...

1 year - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Without sufficient grass for their livestock, northern farmers are driving their cattle into towns in search of grazing.Town councils have hired security officers to impound...

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