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Drought

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Background

Namibia

Namibia’s climate and the need to adapt to an uncertain future

By Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management Historically, Namibia has been a country trapped by, and vulnerable to, a highly erratic rainfall regime. Therefore, the questions Will it rain? and Will there be grazing? affect the well-being of most of Namibia's population and have a direct impact on the country's fledgling economy. The threat of drought is a real and ever-present phenomenon in Namibia. Water security relies mainly on […]

todayDecember 4, 2023 5

Namibia

Government to roll out drought food voucher system

The Namibian government is in the process of rolling out a food voucher system to all 14 regions after the programme was successfully piloted in the Oshana Region. This forms part of the Commodity and Beneficiary Management Information System, an alternative drought relief delivery mechanism being piloted by the Office of the Prime Minister. Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said the system digitises and automates the food relief beneficiary system […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 1

Oshiwambo

Oshiwana tashifi kondjala moEthiopia

Omuvalu wovanhu vedulife po 50 okwa lopotwa vaxulifa omolwo nghalo yoshikukuta moshitopolwa sha Tigray na Amhara mo  Ethiopia. Oshikundaneki sho BBC nena osha lopota kutya,  ovanambelewa velilepo omidingonoko dili moupyakadi ova didilika omafyo ovanhu naashi osha landula eshi oshilongo  shakala noku taalela onghalo ingulutila yoku hena omuloka okudja mo  2019. Oshilongo sha  US oshoyo ehangano loiwana yahangana kuyele neudo,  ota kulopotwa yali yaxulifapo eyandjo lomakwafelo oikulya moshitopolwa,  molwaasho yali yadidilika […]

todayNovember 23, 2023 4

Oshiwambo

Aagundjuka yongundu yo SWAPO taya ikundu omashongo ga palamena oshilongo

Iilyo yongundu mutima mewawa lyaagundjuka mongundu yo SWAPO oya ngundumana kendiki lyo Sam Nujoma Multi Purpose Centre moshitopolwa Oshana nena koshigongi oshitiyali shongundu mutima okwiikunda omashongo ga palamenw aa Namibia. Omupevi presitend gongundu Netumbo Nandi Ndeitwah okwa oonkundathana odheya pethimbo lyoopala,ashike aagundjuka  naya kale ya hangana ngele oya okwaadha omalalakano gawo. Tati napa kale aluhe ethimbo lyopolitika neyambulepo muuwanawa waa Namibia. Amushangandjayi gwewawa lyaagundjuka Efraim Nekongo okwati oshigongi otashiikundu ngaashi […]

todayNovember 17, 2023 4

Namibia

Swapo Party Youth League central committee’s meeting to tackle unemployment and drought

Swapo Party Youth League central committee members gathered at the Sam Nujoma Multi-purpose Centre in the Oshana Region on Friday for the second central committee meeting to discuss bread and butter issues faced by Namibians. Party Vice-President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, said the discussions come at the right time, however, the youth should remain united if they are to achieve their intended purpose. Nandi-Ndaitwah made the remarks during the official opening of […]

todayNovember 17, 2023 2

Climate change and farming

Africa

Climate change and farming: economists warn more needs to be done to adapt in sub-Saharan Africa

Abeeb Babatunde Omotoso, North-West University and Abiodun Olusola Omotayo, North-West University Sub-Saharan African countries strongly rely on the agricultural and forestry sectors. Agriculture contributes up to 60% of some countries’ gross domestic product. But the sector is highly vulnerable to climate change because it relies heavily on climatic factors. This vulnerability is particularly marked in the region because of its slow rate of technological advancement. As agricultural economists we carried […]

todayNovember 17, 2023 14

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