agriculture

Minister Schlettwein says Namibia behind in modern agricultural production, processing

by editor1 / Sep 03, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The current global economic downturn and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted economies around the world and Namibia's agricultural sector has not been spared.
Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Calle Schletwein said this at the Market-Led Agricultural Conference in Windhoek.

UNAM says agriculture remains an important employer

by editor1 / Aug 22, 2020 / 0 comments

-Agriculture remains one of the biggest employers in Namibia, employing 30% and regarded as the backbone of the economy.

Agriculture sector's contribution to GDP declined from 10% to 4%

by editor1 / Aug 21, 2020 / 0 comments

-The agriculture sector's contribution to GDP has significantly declined from 10% at independence, to 4% currently.

PM appeals to agriculture stakeholders to invest in food and nutrition security to end hunger

by editor1 / Aug 06, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Government is appealing to stakeholders in agriculture to invest in food and nutrition security to end hunger as well as eliminate all forms of malnutrition.

Youth embracing agriculture to address concerns of food security

by editor1 / Jul 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-Majority of young people are starting to embrace agriculture to address concerns of food security that many feared during the lockdown.

Ministry of Agriculture sends staff home after possible contact with COVID-19 positive case

by editor1 / Jun 19, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Agriculture is taking precautionary measures after some of its staff members have potentially been exposed to a COVID-19 positive case.
Executive Director Percy Misika spoke to NBC News.

Government to improve water supply countrywide in line with NDP5

by editor1 / Jun 16, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Government will improve water supply countrywide in accordance with the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5).

COVID-19 compounded agriculture's vulnerability - Misika

by editor1 / Apr 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Executive Director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Percy Misika said in the agricultural sector, the communal sector is the most vulnerable and the previous challenges together with COVID-19 highly affected the sector.

Agriculture Minister encourages staff to ensure their work impacts society meaningfully

by editor1 / Feb 18, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is urging staff members not to undervalue their contributions made in terms of security and sustainability of the agricultural sector.

Senior SADC agriculture officials meet on food security

by editor1 / Jun 03, 2019 / 0 comments

-Senior government officials from the SADC region are meeting in Windhoek to deliberate on a number of issues relating to agriculture, food security, fisheries and aquaculture.

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