Thursday, September 28, 2023
Namibia stops poultry imports from South Africa following HPAI outbreak
Namibia has suspended imports of live poultry, birds and poultry products from South Africa following the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the neighbouring country.
Friday, March 17, 2023
Innovasea successfully helps to get permits for Atlantic salmon production off Namibia's coast
US-based Innovasea said it has helped Benguela Blue Aqua Farming successfully secure permits to raise Atlantic salmon in submersible net pens eight kilometers off the coast of Namibia.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Namibia distributes over 2.5 tonnes of aquaculture fish to help flood victims
Namibia's Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources recently supported flood victims in the country's north by distributing over 2.5 tonnes of freshwater fish harvested from an aquaculture demonstration farm at Epalela.
Monday, September 12, 2022
Namibia lifts live cattle export ban to South Africa
Namibia has resumed exporting live cattle to South Africa, following the lifting of the movement restriction imposed to control the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks in South Africa, Xinhua News reported.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Savanna Beef raises US$9.8 million to develop new Namibian beef export facility
Savanna Beef Processors Ltd has raised NAD 146 million (~US$9.8 million; NAD 10 = US$0.67) from 549 Namibian beef producers to develop a new Namibian beef export processing facility, The Namibian reported.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Namibia bans poultry imports from South Africa due to bird flu
Nambia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform has banned all imports of South African poultry and poultry products following reports of bird flu outbreaks, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Increased feed costs, imports hamper growth of Namibian poultry sector
The growth of Namibia's poultry industry is curtailed by increasing feed costs and competition from imports, despite the rising number of poultry producers, according to PPA chairman René Werner.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Namibia's poultry producers encouraged to support self-sufficiency in light of import ban
Namibia Poultry Industries (NPI), the biggest national poultry producer in Namibia, has urged local poultry producers to tap into the opportunity brought about by the country's suspension of poultry imports to show that it can be self-suffi ...
Monday, January 18, 2021
Namibia bans poultry imports from 10 countries in Europe because of bird flu
Namibia's Directorate of Veterinary Services said the country has suspended poultry imports from the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, Ukraine, Belgium, Poland, Sweden, France, and the United Kingdom following bird flu outbreaks acros ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Namibia hunts for new markets to export beef
Namibia is looking for new markets to export its beef, thus providing more opportunities for its farmers, according to the Meat Board of Namibia (MBN).
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Namibia's Keetmanshoop aquaculture project woes continue
The unfinished Keetmanshoop Fonteintjie aquaculture project of Namibia is costing taxpayers millions more than the NAD20.4 million originally planned, Namibian reported.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Namibia's dairy sector struggles to survive amid pandemic
For years, the dairy sector of Namibia has been in the midst of a serious crisis and now, it is on the brink of collapse due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a union official said Monday, Xinhua reported.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Namibia issues determination notice to Fonteintjie aquaculture project
Namibia's government has issued a determination notice to a contractor it hired to build the Fonteintjie community aquaculture plant at Keetmanshoop, for allegedly abandoning the project, The Namibian reported.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Namibia advises bush-based animal feed for farming
The De-bushing Advisory Service (DAS) of Namibia has suggested to farmers to include bush-based animal feed as an essential part of their farming operations, New Era Live reported.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Namibia reports ASF outbreak
An ASF outbreak in the Omusati region of Namibia has killed 48 pigs, while another 38 pigs have also been infected with the disease, the agriculture ministry reported to The Namibian on Tuesday.

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