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19 March 2018
View news from Namibia New Ag Minister Offers Hope for Struggling Dairy Industry
NAMIBIA - Newly-appointed agricultural minister Alpheus !Naruseb last week promised a concerned delegation from the dairy industry that he would expedite amendments to the Dairy Act so that the necessary support can be given to the crippled local dairy...
31 January 2018
View news from Namibia Namibian Cattle Sales About 421,000 in 2017
NAMIBIA - The Meat Board of Namibia said on Monday that the country has sold approximately 421,000 cattle in 2017, an increase of 30 per cent compared to 2016....
06 October 2015
View news from Namibia Namibia Gearing up for Three-Fold Markets Boost
NAMIBIA - A supply deal with China and a pending treaty with the US could be a major boost to the Namibian beef industry. ...
20 July 2015
View news from Namibia Further Foot and Mouth Outbreaks in Namibia
NAMIBIA - There have been two more outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease in Namibia....
11 June 2015
View news from Namibia More Foot and Mouth Found in Namibian Cattle
NAMIBIA - Another outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease has been found in Namibia....
15 May 2015
View news from Namibia Foot and Mouth Outbreak in Namibia
NAMIBIA - There has been an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in Namibian cattle. ...
29 January 2015
View news from Namibia Namibia's First Foot and Mouth Case For Six Years
NAMIBIA - More cattle have tested positive of foot and mouth disease, this time in Namibia, the first cases in the country for six years. ...
07 April 2014
View news from Namibia Namibia Approves US Bovine Semen for Import
US – Namibian animal health authorities have finalised plans to allow US bovine semen exports to Namibia....
29 January 2014
View news from Namibia Rotting Zebra Bacteria Can Kill Anthrax
NAMIBIA – A Zebra carcass has yielded a team of bacteriologists with a possible solution to anthrax bacillus....
13 November 2013
View news from Namibia Desperate Farmers Break Sewage Lagoons to Nourish Cattle
NAMIBIA – Cattle in the northern town of Rundu are surviving desperate drought conditions because of vandalism on the walls of a sewage dam....
20 August 2013
View news from Namibia OIE Reports FMD Outbreak in Caprivi
NAMIBIA - The Namibian veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Caprivi, affecting cattle. ...
12 August 2013
View news from Namibia FMD: Namibia Outbreak Caused By Wild Buffalo
NAMIBIA – A foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak has been notified in the country’s far north eastern Kabbe constituency in the Caprivi region....
10 August 2012
View news from Namibia Namibia Beef Exports Fall
NAMIBIA - Namibian beef exports dropped significantly in the first half of 2012 compared to the first six months of 2012. Volumes exported were 10,772 tons, less than half the amount exported in the same time frame last year. ...
08 February 2012
View news from Namibia Buffalo Sparks FMD Fears
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) is waiting for laboratory results to confirm the Foot and Mouth Disease(FMD) status of a buffalo that was killed over the weekend at Otjituuo, south of the veterinary red line....
20 January 2012
View news from Namibia IIlegal Movement Causes FMD in Caprivi
NAMIBIA - There have been two further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Nambia. ...
22 December 2011
View news from Namibia Livestock & Crop Sector To Grow In 2012
NAMIBIA - Livestock and crop farming are expected to drive growth of 1.2 per cent in the agriculture and forestry industry next year, the Bank of Namibia (BoN) has said....
21 December 2011
View news from Namibia Nearly 100,000 Cattle Marketed In Q4
NAMIBIA - Cattle marketing and milk production in Namibia has improved during the third quarter, but the number of small stock marketed dropped, the Bank of Namibia (BoN) said in its latest quarterly bulletin....
05 December 2011
View news from Namibia OIE: FMD Outbreak Reported
NAMIBIA - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Albertina Shilongo, Chief Veterinarian Epidemiology, Namibia....
28 July 2010
View news from Namibia Preventing Spread Of Rift Valley Fever
NAMIBIA - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf yesterday commended Namibia for acting swiftly and effectively to halt the spread of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in the country during recent outbreaks. ...
30 June 2009
View news from Namibia Dairy Farm Eyes Full Capacity in Three Years
NAMIBIA - A super dairy farm outside Mariental in Namibia is looking to boost milk production from the current 18,000 litres per day to 60,000 litres a day over the next three years....
30 October 2008
View news from Namibia Namibia Bans Botswana Cattle on Scare
NAMIBIA - Namibia banned the transportation through its territory of cattle and other live cloven-hoofed animals from Botswana because of a suspected outbreak of foot- and-mouth disease, the Ministry of Agriculture said. ...
03 September 2008
View news from Namibia Congress to See Beef Range Launched
NAMIBIA - The Namibian meat company MEATCO is launch a new product brand name, Nature's Reserve to coincide with the start of the World Meat Congress in Cape Town....
24 January 2007
View news from Namibia Namibia: Good Times for Agriculture
NAMIBIA - The 2007 agricultural outlook for Namibia is positive according to the President of the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU), Raimar von Hase. ...
15 December 2006
View news from Namibia Mysterious Outbreak Threatens Namibian Beef Industry
NAMIBIA - A mysterious lung disease that has infected and decimated large herds of cattle in Sesheke district in Zambia poses an imminent threat to the livestock industry in Caprivi. ...

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