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"This memoir on Karakul farming at the South West Africa experimental farm at Neudam is the result of instructions issued some ten years ago by the Administrator to Mr. A.D. Thompson, the manager of the farm, with the object of getting and preserving…

What is the role of international development assistance in a newly independent country such as Namibia? The two studies in this report give some inputs to the discussion on the benefits and problems of aid. One focuses on macro-economics, resource…

"This is the story of the Karakul in Namibia - their origin, how they came to be in the country and their status today. It documents the development of the Karakul industry and the commitment of the Karakul Board, the Karakul Breeders' Society, the…

A new and improved cultivar of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum), Okashana-1, was released in Namibia in 1990 and was rapidly adopted in Ovamboland. However, as most farmers do not buy new seeds each year, any genetic trials of the cultivar on actual…

Doctoral Dissertation on agrarian structure and agriculture policies during the German colonial period. Written in 1913 at the University of Heidelberg

This document is reproduced from a facsimile reprint of the 1926 original. This report to the SWA administrator describes the state of affairs of land settlement, advances to settlers, and colonial farm improvements, as of 1926.

Until the middle of the 19th century, very few references exist regarding the occurrence of animal diseases in Namibia. With the introduction of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in 1859, this picture changed completely and livestock owners…

"Bush encroachment is defined as “the invasion and/or thickening of aggressive undesired woody species resulting in an imbalance of the grass:bush ratio, a decrease in biodiversity, and a decrease in carrying capacity”, causing severe economic…

"The Okavango river flows from southern Angola, through the Kavango region of Namibia and into the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The recent peace in Angola hopefully marks the end of the intense suffering that the peoples of the river basin have…

"Farming has thus forcefully shaped human history over the past 11,000 years. But what of Namibia, where agriculture has only been practiced during the last thousand years or so? How has farming changed, and what sections of Namibian society are…

-50 Years of Karakul-Breeding in SWA
-Scientific Abstracts
-Disease Outbreaks amongst Rams
-Karakul Research on Experimental Farms
-Annual Report 1957
-Bloodline of the Neudam Stud

-The Development of the SWA Karakul Breeding Associations
-The pros and cons of opening up the Karakul Stud Book
-Annual Report 1958
-Scientific Abstracts
-Karakul research on the Experimental farms
-Hair strength and its relationships to good…

-Jackal-Proof Fencing and the Karakul Sheep
-General Breeding Questions in the Karakul Industry
-Annual Report 1960
-Hair Thickness and it's relationship to quality traits in lamb pelts
-Annual Report 1959
-Karakul research on the…

-A.D. Thompson: Beneficiary for the Karakul Farmers
-Regarding the inheritance of curl patterns in karakul sheep
-Progress in Karakul Farming held back by poor herd management
-Large extension of Karakul Studs in the Soviet Union
-A good…

-Ewe Families
-Report on a visit to Argentina
-Karakul industry in Angola
-The Soviet Karakul
-Karakul Research on the Experimental Farms
-Annual Report 1961
-My memories on Haribes
-Export of Karakul pelts, 1961
-KTF Ram Auctions, 1961/62

-Improper preparation of pelts reduces karakul farmers' income
-Annual Report 1963
-Suitable breeding methods for the Karakul Industry
-Karakul Research at Neudam
-Ear Length in Karakul sheep
-Karakul Research at Gellap-Ost
-The Growing…

-Factors which Affect the Breeding of Karakoel Sheep
-The SWA Breeding book at 40 years
-The Selection of Hair length of Day-old Karakul Sheep
-Annual Report 1964
-Karakul Research on the Experimental Farms
-Advanced Karakul Short course

-Erich Gusinde obit.
-London Karakul Pelt Auctions and the Future of the SWA Persian Lambskin
-The interval between birth and subsequent conception in Karakul Sheep
-Broadtails may be obtained in large numbers from Culled Ewes
-Methods of…

-60 Years if Karakul Breeding in SWA
-Testing offspring of Karakul Sheep
-The Neudam Bloodline
-Views regarding the SWA Pelt Supply, with special emphasis on the Pipe Curl
-Karakul Research on the Experimental Farms
-Annual Report…

-J. Jooste, Obit.
-1967 International Karakoel Symposium
-The Present World Situations and future prospects of the Karakul industry
-The Karakul Breeding System in the Soviet Union
-The appearance and inheritance of white marks in Karakul sheep…
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