Action on bush fires

Action on bush fires

Government is consulting traditional authorities in the north-central regions to allow the temporary relocation of livestock from areas where bush fires have occurred until the destroyed grazing has recovered.

At a special Cabinet meeting held last week, Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister Nickey Iyambo briefed Cabinet on the bush fires that caused devastation in the Oshana and Omusati regions, especially in the Ongandjera and Uukwaluudhi tribal areas. The fires destroyed vast tracts of grazing land and killed a substantial number of animals.The fires destroyed vast tracts of grazing land and killed a substantial number of animals.

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