Drought relief for Nam farmers

Several thousand farmers in Namibia’s northwestern Kunene Region are receiving drought relief from Government after a lack of rainfall severely affected cattle output in the communal area.

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“It’s not bad, it is a disaster,” Wolf von Welligh a mentor farmer from the Livestock Producers Forum (LPF) told Farmer’s Weekly. “It’s very dry. In some parts there has been no rain at all. In other parts we have receioved only 24 millimeters for the season.

Read the full story in the 27 July 2012 issue of FW.