Absalom Shigwedha

Absalom Shigwedha


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Partnership aimsto promote localorganic farming

Two organisations have teamed up to implement the Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture and Agro-Ecology in Southern Africa project. The project, through the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) and the Namibia Organic Association (NOA), aims to scale up the adaptation of…

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Campsite owner determined to reach greater heights

Although her business faces stiff competition from other tourist facilities, Brandberg Elephant Rock Campsite owner Monica Areses is determined to reach greater heights. The campsite, located in the Daures constituency of the Erongo region, is challenged by water shortages and…

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Organic Food Jam at Farm Krumhuk next week

The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) in collaboration with the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) will host the Organic Food Jam next week. NOA chairperson and NNF coordinator and technical adviser Marieke Voigts says the event will be held on 9 July…

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Ovaherero museum seeks funds for completion

Supervisor of the Ovaherero Living Cultural Museum Vetowajao Tjauira says about N$200 000 to N$300 000 is still needed for the museum to be fully completed. Tjauira said this when a group of journalists visited the museum on Thursday last…

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Campsite to create jobs for locals

Morewag Campsite and Safaris at Morewag village in the Kunene region is planning to create jobs for four people from the village who will be trained to make crafts. Owner Dina Numubes says after receiving training, the four villagers will…

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Lucerne planting stalled by water crisis

The Hardap green scheme irrigation project is facing a barren year, with no lucerne planting this season due to a critical water shortage. Project manager Lima Kativa says the Hardap Dam’s water level has dipped to a concerning 11%. This…

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Lüderitz to host biodiversity action day

Namibia’s national marking of International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) will be held at Lüderitz in the //Kharas region on 22 May, says the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism. The global theme for this year’s IDB is ‘Be Part of…

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African veterinarians urged to communicate animal diseases, emergencies

Veterinarians in Africa have been urged to communicate animal diseases and crisis situations, particularly on transboundary animal diseases and animal health emergencies. The call was made by World Organisation for Animal Health (Woah) representative in southern Africa Dr Moetapele Letshwenyo…

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Musese expects 4 000t maize harvest

Harvesting at the Musese green scheme in the Kavango West region has started, and Winni Metzger, who privately runs the project, says he is expecting to harvest 4 000t of maize. Metzger, who is also a professional borehole driller, says…

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Namibia poised to be knowledge-based country

Green Enterprise Solution, a company providing information and communication technology services in Namibia, says concerted efforts are being made for Namibia to become a knowledge-based economy through embracing the digital transformation. The company’s managing director, Kehad Snydewel, says for this…

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