FAO in Namibia
On 15 September 2021, FAO handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) a consignment of plant health surveillance and control material, as well as locust spraying equipment worth N$1.6 million (approximately USD 107 000). The equipment was purchased through the financial support of the European...
Windhoek, Namibia – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed the eLocust3m application to improve early warning through rapid detection, surveillance and monitoring of locust outbreaks. The eLocust3m app latest version was launched in February 2020, and allows for a broader community of people to be...
Namibia recently held her National Food Systems Dialogues in preparation for the United Nations Food Systems Summit scheduled for next month September 2021. The virtual dialogues commenced on 29 July and ended on 16 August, encompassed nine unique sessions with various thematic topics all meant to cross-examine how Namibia can move...
Eunda, Namibia - Shetuuka Shetuuka has always had a passion for farming, particularly gardening. Growing up in Eunda, a small village in Omusati region, north-central Namibia, farming played a dominant role in his life. “My mother nurtured in me a passion for gardening at a very early age,” said Shetuuka. “At...
Elim, Namibia – “We were expecting a plentiful harvest this year but the locust outbreak is threatening to undo our hard work,” says a visibly distressed Wilhem Asser. Asser is a communal farmer in Elim, a rural settlement nestled in Namibia’s north central region of Omusati. The area has had its...
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