The Basics of Chicken Production

Poultry farming is a fast-growing emerging farming enterprise across all 14 regions of Namibia. Chickens are kept for the production of meat and eggs that provide a healthy source of good quality protein needed by the human body. Generally, there are 3 types of...

Some Basic Considerations for the Dry Season

Many farming areas in Namibia have received a lot of rain compared to the previous seasons, recording above the usual annual averages. The rangeland productivity has improved in some areas although the quality of the grazing materials is still not the finest. However,...

Rainwater Harvesting

The previous and current rainy seasons in Namibia has given a sigh of relief to many farmers and is an indication that the country is gradually recovering from the impact of the long drought spell experienced over a period of about seven years since 2013. The current...

African farmers are younger than you think. Here is why

A young African farmer. www.shutterstock.com Felix Kwame Yeboah, Michigan State University and Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University Over the past 20 years sub-Saharan Africa has registered the highest rate of agricultural production in the world. There have been...