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Large scale land acquisitions by foreign investors in Africa for agricultural purposes continue to capture attention worldwide. In recent years Namibia has received some proposals from multi-national agricultural corporations to develop large scale…

In 1990, Namibia emerged from colonial rule with a skewed distribution of agricultural land and high levels of poverty. The new government led by SWAPO Party initiated a process to address the land question within the first few months of…

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…

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

"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…

"This dissertations reflects my attempts to understand the practice of 'common sense' or the logic of practice in people's day-to-day lives in the harsh, impoverished environment of the Damaras...."

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.

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…

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…

1. Rift Valley fewer in Sheep - H.P. Schneider

2. Die Neudamm Stoet - V.v.d. Westhuizen

3. Improving Fertility in Karakul Sheep - P.J. le Roux & V.v.d. Westhuizen

4. Kleuring van wit SWAKARA pelse - G.F. Mueller

5. The selection of the…

1. Die effek van krultipe en haartwaliteit op die duursaamheid van SWAKARA pelse - G.F. Mueller

2. Die Kleurvariasie in die nageslag van grys karakoel - G.J. van Zyl

3. Der Einfluss des Bockes auf die Fruchtbarkeid der Karakulschafe beim…

1. Der KZV und die Tragfaehigkeit von SWAKARA - H.J. von Hase

2. Die belangrikheid van Veldikte in Karakoelteelt - G.J. van Zyl

3. Der Einfluss des Managements auf die Fruchtbarkeit beim Karakulchaf in Sudwestafrikanischen Zuchten - H.E.…

1. Karakoelboere eer 'n weldoener - J.A. Nel

2. Die Karakoelbedryf in Perspektief - J.A. Nel

3. Die Verandering way pelse ondergaan vanaf die Karakoeliam na die ru Pels - J.A. Nel

4. Der Einsatz sterilisierter Boeke vor der Deckzeit - ihr…

1. Die verandering van seker pelshoedanighede vanaf die Karakoellam na die ru pels - J.A. Nel, S.J. Schoeman, E.M. Coetzee

2. Der Zuchtwert von Karakulboecken - eine Zuchtarteianalyse - H.E. Matter

3. The Relation between Martindale abrasion…

1. Groepteelskemas - hul aard, omvang, onderliggende genetiese basis en moontlike rol in die praktyk - Jan Hofmeyr

2. Waarnemings uit die histologiese fase van S-haarprojek - P.H. Hugo

3. Der Zuchtwert von Karakoelboeken - eine…

1. Haarkwaliteit van Swakara pelse - G.F. Meuller

2. Die invloed van kleurvariasie op die mortaliteit en reprooduksievermoe by die wit karakoel - S.J. Schoeman

3. Belangrike aspekte van voeding - W. Visser

4. Peculiarities in Sur Colour…

1. 75 Jarige bestaan van die Karakoelskaap in SWA - B. von Kunow

2. Beskrywing van Karakoellammers en die beoordeling van fotos - KTG Raad

3. Kleuroorerwing en die belang van kleurvariasie by Karakoelpelsproduksie - J.A. Nel & J.B. van…
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