drought

WFP says drought stricken households are not out of the woods yet

by editor1 / Aug 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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WFP

-The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) says households stricken by severe drought last year are not out of the woods yet.

Ministry of Agriculture pays out N$18 million to drought-stricken farmers

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) has paid about N$18 million to farmers through the Livestock Marketing Incentive Scheme as part of their drought mitigation measures.

Patients on ARV therapy in the Oshana benefit from USA's drought assistance programme

by editor1 / Feb 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-About 12 000 patients on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in the Oshana Region received maize meal, beans and vegetable oil as part of the United States of America's drought assistance programme.

Keetmanshoop residents say drought relief food distribution is unfair

by editor1 / Jan 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency residents complained about the unfair distribution of drought relief food by the regional council.

//Kharas Regional Council starts animal fodder distribution

by editor1 / Jan 30, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The //Kharas Regional Council has started with the distribution animal fodder, water and food to the beneficiaries of the drought relief food.

US Embassy in Namibia plans to expand its drought assistance to six more regions

by editor1 / Jan 29, 2020 / 0 comments

-The US Embassy in Namibia plans to expand its drought assistance to six more regions.

Wuparo Conservancy in Zambezi growing despite drought

by editor1 / Dec 15, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Wuparo Conservancy project at Sangwali in the Zambezi Region is growing, despite the drought situation.

Drought wreaks havoc in banking, agriculture sectors

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2019 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Severe drought and economic recession have negatively affected the banking sector, including through losing money on loan defaults.

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.

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