Dairy Farmers Face Growing Threat in Namibia

The nation's dairy industry is suffering as it can't keep up with its South African competitors who sell milk products at a cheap price.

  • Namibia:   Dairy Farmers Face Growing Threat

    New Era, 13 November 2012

    The Namibian dairy industry is in dire straits and if authorities do not throw it a lifeline, this sector comprising 16 producers - excluding independent producers - could grind to… Read more »

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Seid Yemer was heading to home from shola market with his sheep herds on Thursday night.

  • Namibia:   Dairy Farmers Accuse Govt of Indifference

    New Era, 26 July 2012

    Milk producers are accusing the government of being indifferent to their plight, as the dairy industry struggles to survive in the face of stiff competition against cheap foreign… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Alternative Perspective On Animal Nutrition for Optimal Production

    Namibia Economist, 9 November 2012

    Two international experts on rangeland management are set to visit Namibia later this month to present a training workshop in Windhoek on alternative methods for improving animal… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Part-Time Farmer Wins Big

    New Era, 17 September 2012

    An Orusuuo farmer, at Epukiro, won a triple at the recent Okakarara Trade Fair when his Brahman bull, a cow and a calf won in three separate livestock categories. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Experts Assess Plans for Milk Cooperatives

    New Era, 14 September 2012

    Envisaged plans to establish a dairy cooperative in Kavango Region are well underway, following the recent visit by a team of Indian experts. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Raw Milk Price Increase

    New Era, 9 July 2012

    Namibia Dairies last Thursday announced that it has entered into a mutual agreement with the Dairy Producers' Association (DPA) of Namibia on a raw milk price increase for the next… Read more »