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Farmers want to import GMO maize seeds

by editor1 / Nov 06, 2019 / 0 comments

-Namibian agronomic producers want to start importing genetically modified (GMO) maize seeds in the near future.

Alleged assault on farmers by NDF is under police investigation - Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

by editor1 / Nov 01, 2019 / 0 comments

-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says the alleged assault and beatings of communal farmers by members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) has been dealt with through relevant ministries.

Oshana farmers resort to stripping grass from their huts to feed livestock

by editor1 / Oct 31, 2019 / 0 comments

-Farmers in some villages in the Oshana Region are still battling with the lack of grazing despite the good rains received over the past few weeks.

Kavango farmers demand that timber export ban be lifted

by editor1 / Sep 30, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Farmers in the Kavango East and West Regions are demanding that they are allowed to export their timber.

Over 800 Otjozondjupa farmers register for financial assistance from livestock marketing incentive programme

by editor1 / Sep 13, 2019 / 0 comments
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-More than 800 farmers in Otjozondjupa Region have claimed for financial assistance from the government's livestock marketing incentive programme since it was introduced four months ago.

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.

Some farmers in northern Namibia say destocking is not a viable option

by editor1 / Aug 16, 2019 / 0 comments

-Some farmers in northern Namibia say the suggestion made to them to de-stock as a drought relief measure is not a viable option.

Government to provide subsidies to farmers planning to sell their cattle

by editor1 / Aug 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Government has promised to provide subsidies to farmers planning to sell their cattle to generate an income.

Erongo RED to subsidise electricity tariffs for pensioners and farmers affected by drought

by editor1 / Aug 02, 2019 / 0 comments

Erongo RED will subsidise electricity tariffs for pensioners and farmers affected by drought.

Otjohorongo farmers plead for special permission to return to NDF farm

by editor1 / Jul 20, 2019 / 0 comments

-Farmers from Otjohorongo in the Erongo Region, whose livestock were driven from a Namibian Defence Force (NDF) farm near Karibib, held a demonstration at Omaruru on Friday.

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