NAB urges producers to remain focused towards the ploughing season

by editor1 / Nov 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is doubtful about adequate crops being planted during the coming ploughing season due to poor rainfall.

Otjituuo farmers losing livestock due to persistent drought

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2019 / 0 comments

-Otjituuo settlement farmers in Okakarara Constituency are losing their livestock due to the effects of the persistent drought.

Red Cross launches Drought Emergency Relief Response Cash Transfer Programme

by editor1 / Oct 30, 2019 / 0 comments
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-The Namibia Red Cross Society and partners have launched the Drought Emergency Relief Response Cash Transfer Programme in the Zambezi Region's Sibbinda Constituency.

Government says drought relief funds not enough for all affected communities

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2019 / 0 comments
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-The Government says the drought relief budget is still not enough to cater for all the affected communities, despite contributions from local international donors.

PM says drought assistance is still on the way

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa Amadhila has assured those affected by drought that assistance is still on the way and it has not stopped as being reported in some quarters of society.

US government donates over N$100 million to drought affected communities

by editor1 / Sep 10, 2019 / 0 comments

-The United States of America has donated about N$110 million in food assistance to communities affected by the current drought.

Ethiopian pharmacists in Namibia donate towards drought relief programme

by editor1 / Sep 09, 2019 / 0 comments

-Ethiopian pharmacists employed in various regions of Namibia donated N$35 000 to Government's drought relief programme.

Saudi Arabia willing to assist Namibia with drought mitigation strategies

by editor1 / Aug 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's new ambassador says his country is willing to assist Namibia to mitigate the impact of the prevailing drought.

Kapako crop farmers not deterred by dry spell

by editor1 / Aug 21, 2019 / 0 comments

-Crop farmers in the Kapako Constituency of the Kavango West Region say they will not be deterred from working their fields in the coming rain season despite continued dry spells, which have left them with no harvest from the previous season.

Prime Minister appeals for coordination among donors to the drought affected communities

by editor1 / Aug 12, 2019 / 0 comments

-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is appealing to those donating privately to communities affected by drought to coordinate with the government to avoid duplications.