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Meatco Foundation supports Ohangwena Cooperative

The Meatco Foundation, Meatco’s corporate social investment wing, has been supporting individuals and farmers' organisations to improve their plight of farming, especially in communal...

Private sector to the rescue of drought stricken farmers

Windhoek 25 Feb -After a recent appeal to the private sector to help rescue farmers from the jaws of an impending devastating drought, FirstRand...

Namibia prohibits vegetable importation

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) has temporarily banned the importation of certain vegetables in order to boost sells for the massive production of local...

FMD, drought severely affects meat producers

Persistent drought and out-break of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has placed the red meat producers in a predicament. Roelie Venter, the Chief Executive Officer of the...

Namibian meat producers in agony

The persistent drought in Namibia and out-break of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) in South Africa has placed the Red Meat Producers of Namibia in a...

SA’s Tobacco Industry threatened

The Tobacco industry in South Africa is at a vulnerable stage following the rapid declining market for legal cigarettes. This has wrought concerns of job...

Government neglect orchards projects

State orchards in the northern region of the country have been left to wilt after contracts for workers lapsed. Last year, government terminated contracts for...

Boosting agricultural production in eastern and southern Africa

Leading organisations in agricultural policy, trade and technology transfer met in Nairobi from 13 -14 December 2018 to identify the implementation of harmonised seed...

SA charcoal processors move to Nam

Charcoal production is about to get a major boost with three major South African processors setting up shop locally. Three of the biggest South African...

Kraal manure boosts crop yield

By EMILIE ABRAHAM* Manure refers to the aggregation of livestock waste that accumulates on the floor of the kraal. Similar to all living organisms, crops need...

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