Responding to calls by traditional authorities to open up some resettlement farms to communal farmers who are hit hard by the drought, Namibia's Land Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma says farmers resettled on commercial farms have themselves to blame for the hardships they face, as they do not manage their grazing land the way "the white people" do.
Farm Like White People, Minister Nujoma Tells Farmers
Namibian, 22 July 2019
Land reform minister Utoni Nujoma says farmers resettled on commercial farms have themselves to blame for the hardships they face with regards to drought, as they do not manage… Read more »
Land Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma.
Soldiers Clash With Erongo Farmers
Namibian, 11 July 2019
SOLDIERS clashed with farmers wanting to graze their livestock on the corridors of Namibian Defence Force farms near Karibib in the Erongo region on Thursday. Read more »
Farmers Live in Fear of the Future of the Agricultural Sector
New Era, 2 July 2019
Competent and seasoned Namibian farmers do not foresee increased participation by Namibian youth in agricultural activities. On the contrary, they live in fear of the future of… Read more »
A Farmer's Plight Amid the Drought
Namibian, 28 May 2019
A farmer's plight amid the drought Read more »
Small Scale Farmers Learn All About the New Rage - Chicken Farming
New Era, 9 July 2019
Feeding is the biggest expense for poultry producers. The feed represents around 60 to 70 percent of the production cost. Thus, it is important to make sure that the right feeds… Read more »
Allow Grazing On Army Farms - Venaani
Popula Democratic Movement leader McHenry Venaani says the government must open up Namibian Defence Force farms to the public for livestock grazing. Read more »
Dark Days Looming for //Kharas Farmers
New Era, 11 June 2019
The current devastating effects of the severe drought has almost brought some communal farmers in the far south of Namibia on their knees due to heavy livestock losses. Read more »
Windhoek has been plagued by drought since 2018, and residents have failed to reduce their use of water, adding to fears that the city's taps could run dry in two years. The city ... Read more »
Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has said nearly U.S.$40 million will be made available for farmers and families currently gripped by severe drought. Read more »
Worsening drought in Namibia has dried up water holes, crops and pasture, leaving farmers unable to feed their animals - and unable to sell them for much either. The deteriorating ... Read more »
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