Agriculture

Mopane worms under threat

2 months ago - 24 April 2019 | Agriculture

The Ongandjera Traditional Authority says overharvesting and climate change has severely impacted mopane worm harvesting since 2012.A local restaurant owner also said the worms being sold locally are now coming from Zambia and Angola.The traditional...

Rundu abattoir still delayed

2 months ago - 27 March 2019 | Agriculture

The long-anticipated Rundu abattoir has been stalled by a lack of machinery and equipment, which the agriculture ministry says will soon be procured.Livestock farmers in the two Kavango regions are still waiting for the completion...

Two tractors per crop constituency

2 months ago - 27 March 2019 | Agriculture

While subsistence farmers are currently producing sufficient maize and mahangu, which they are struggling to sell to the agriculture ministry, the ministry went ahead and procured 50 tractors worth N$21.8 million to boost productivity.The agriculture...

Okatomeno kaRundu inaka pwa natango

2 months ago - 27 March 2019 | Agriculture

Aaniimuna miitopolwa iyali yaKavango onkene ya tegelela emanitho lyetungo lyokatomeno kongushu yoomiliyona 110, hoka kwa li kwa tegelelwa ka patuluke muJanuari gwomvula yo 2017.Omolwa ompumbwe yiimaliwa, opoloyeka ndjoka oya kala nokuyiwa moshipala nonkalo ndjoka oya...

Motivated to strive for a bumper harvest

3 months ago - 27 February 2019 | Agriculture

The Agro Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA) started buying northern farmers' surplus grain this month after the agriculture ministry decided to halt all mahangu imports.Disappointed farmers were left with unsold grain from last year's harvest...

N$1.42-billion crop project launched

4 months ago - 30 January 2019 | Agriculture

The Namibian government has secured a N$1.42 billion loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to execute the Namibia Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project...

Aim for a bumper harvest

6 months 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

6 months 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...

Food project stalls

9 months 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...

Subsistence farmers assisted

9 months 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...

Akapandi shows the way

11 months 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...

Reaping what you sow

11 months ago - 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...

Agriculture

Ta teya shoka kunu

11 months ago - 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...

11 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...

11 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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

1 year - 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...

Load More