Severe Drought Hits Namibia


Due to poor rains, Namibia is facing a severe drought which has already claimed hundreds of livestock.

Drought has claimed livestock in Namibia.

  • Namibia:  Tackle Drought Collectively - Pohamba

    New Era, 30 April 2013

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba reiterated his appeal to the nation to stand together to deal with the drought being experienced across the country due to poor rains. read more »

  • Namibia:  Bank to Help Drought-Hit Farmers

    The Namibian, 30 April 2013

    STANDARD Bank Namibia said it is fully prepared to help farmers in mitigating the impact of the drought. read more »

  • Namibia:  Cultivated Grazing Gets Cattle Through Drought

    Namibia Economist, 19 April 2013

    The potential of cultivated rangeland was recently highlighted to a group of regional leaders when Agra Professional Services, with a sponsorship from the Millennium Challenge ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Farmers Appeal for Drought Subsidy

    New Era, 11 April 2013

    Farmers in the Kavango Region have called on government to speedily create a drought subsidy scheme that will encourage farmers to sell their livestock to mitigate mass livestock ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Drought Causes Poor Grazing Conditions

    New Era, 9 April 2013

    The Crop Prospects and Food Security Situation Report of the Namibia Early Warning and Food Information Unit (NEWFIU) reports no major livestock disease outbreaks in the ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Drought Leaves Granaries Empty

    New Era, 8 April 2013

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba last Wednesday said government is closely monitoring the current drought and flood situations in the country. read more »

  • Namibia:  Farmers Capitulate to Ravaging Drought

    New Era, 5 April 2013

    Drought in the northern regions has caused many rice farmers to abandon their efforts under the relentless onslaught of drought. read more »

  • Namibia:  Govt Reaffirms Commitment to Drought Assistance

    New Era, 4 April 2013

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba once again reiterated the government's commitment to monitor the drought situation closely and to take action, in the State of the Nation address ... read more »