Farmer’s Weekly journalist Annelie Coleman recently spent some time touring Namibia, and compiled the following photo report of some of the places she visited.
High rainfall since March has produced good grazing in the Gobabis district, meaning ample food for livestock this winter.
The Mopane is a valuable source of fodder for game species such as kudu and elephant in Namibia.
Farmer’s Weekly on sale in the Gobabis Spar.
The narra forms the staple diet of the Topnaar nation in Namibia. The Topnaar are the only people in the country who are allowed to harvest narras for dietary and medicinal purposes. ( Photo Marianne Botha)
The Namibia coast is known for its rich birdlife and flamingos and pelicans occur in large numbers at Walvis Bay lagoon. ( Photo Marianne Botha)
Etosha in northern Namibia is the country’s premier national park. The vast plains bordering the Etosha Pan is known for vast herds of springbok, zebra, gnu and elephants. ( Photo Marianne Botha)