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"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…

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…

This document contains a short report of the Land Settlement Commission, 1935, describing such things as advances to settlers, borehole drilling and water supply, interest and debt, fencing, and the Angola Boers.

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.

This bulletin, reproduced from a facsimile reprint of the 1926 original, outlines the policies by which land settlement in the 1920s would take place. Descriptions of farming options, climate conditions, veld conditions, and pricing and size are…

"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…
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