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Adapting to water shortages in arid Namibia

“Normally it rains this time of year, but not a drop has fallen,” complains farmer Paulus Amutenya. “My crops are burning on the field.” It’s mid‚ÄźNovember in Outapi, a small farming town in Northern Namibia, not far from the Angolan border. Outapi is always hot, but this year the rains that cool the more

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Improve your goat and beat climate change

The shadows are already getting longer as we head off to tate Reinhard’s homestead deep in the mopane woodlands of northern Namibia. Andreas Shilomboleni, coordinator of the Country Pilot Partnership’s (CPP) Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) project guns the Landcruiser over sandy roads that meander b more

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Settling in Vasdraai- the Resettlement Farm

Many Namibians in rural areas work on commercial farms, privately owned, to earn a living and support their families. For some, this suddenly changed in 1997 when 73 families, who were previously employed as farm workers and squatters on the Seeis farm near Windhoek, were expelled and resettled on t more

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Oukumwe mushroom project

Situated in Luderitz, a coastal town of Namibia, the Oukumwe Support Group Mushroom Project has developed production methodologies for the cultivation of oyster mushroom, which is among the crops that have been successfully adapted to the coastal environment. The project is supported by the Global E more

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