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Livestock farming’s climate footprint on spotlight

SPACE 2020 has dedicated a section of the three-day exhibition to dialogue on means to reduce the climate footprint of livestock farming. Slated for 13th...

Namibia, Botswana ban import of SA fresh produce, AgriSA calls govt...

In an effort to protect their own farmers, Botswana and Namibia have unilaterally blocked their borders to several South African fruits and vegetables and...

Conservation Agriculture, Namibia’s trump card

Namibian agriculture must embrace climate-resilient practices to lessen the effects of climatic variations, such as drought and flooding, which are becoming more frequent there....

Africa incurred $ 30 billion loss due to drop in crop...

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, between 2008 and 2018, Africa incurred an estimated $30 billion in losses due to a...

Namibians are interested in agriculture index-based insurance to lessen bad global...

The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (Namfisa) conducted a study and came to the conclusion that Namibians are interested in agriculture index-based insurance. This...

livestock and fisheries subsectors will likely boost the nation’s growth in...

NAMIBIA continues to be a net importer of food, which makes it susceptible to changes in international food prices and exchange rate risks. Simonis Storm's...

Record white maize harvest expected for Namibian farmers in the 2021/22...

In the growing season of 2021/22, Namibian farmers are anticipated to harvest a record amount of white maize. About 95 000t of the grain, or...

Russian company to make a humanitarian fertilisers shipment to Africa

Uralchem JSC, one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of nitrogen, potash and complex fertilisers has announced plans to make a gratuitous shipment...

OP-ed: Covid-19 and the Namibia Agricultural sector

In June of 2013, the year which saw the start of Namibia’s prolonged drought, the country’s agricultural debt stood at N$4,5 billion (about R4,5...

TOTAM SEEDS STARS AT THE GLOBAL TOMATO CONGRESS

For this occasion, the Dutch company, a member of the Mitsui Group, also launched a new yellow cherry and an orange mini plum tomato,...

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