Agriculture

Seed Co pins hope on Command Agriculture ....projects growth in regional markets

PAN-African seed company, Seed Co, anticipates increased demand for seed products under the broadened Command Agriculture programme to steer its growth in Zimbabwe this year with projections of comparable rebound in other regional markets as well. ...Read More

Extension services bearing fruit

Government’s efforts continue to bear fruit in the provision of agricultural extension services. The following is an in-depth interview with Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry the Percy Wachata Misika ...Read More

Farmer speaks on Conservation Agriculture

When Helvi Chihinga (38) was introduced to conservation agriculture, she contemplated on switching from conventional farming that she has been so accustomed to since the years of her forefathers. But once she made the switch she wishes she had made it earlier. ...Read More

Climate adapted farming through Conservation Agriculture

The Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) is fostering the uptake of Conservation Agriculture (CA) through the implementation of a national Conservation Agriculture programme. The programme supports the NDP 5 target of 50 percent of farmers adopting conservation agriculture by 2022. The German Cooperation, through the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH” is supporting the government in this endeavour, with a focus on the north-eastern regions Kavango West/East and Zambezi. ...Read More

FAO complimentary projects bear fruit in the Kunene Region

In efforts to build/enhance the resilience of the livelihoods to threats and crises posed by the recurrent nature of natural disasters in the Kunene Region, the FAO over the years assisted the GRN with the provision of crop seeds and animal feed, to mitigate the drought effects on pastoral and agro pastoral communities in these areas. Since the assistance, the MAWF has made tremendous strides in implementing emergency response and drought resilience programmes. ...Read More

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