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100 years of agricultural development in colonial Namibia

Brigitte Lau

100 years of agricultural development in colonial Namibia

a historical overview of visions and experiments

by Brigitte Lau

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Published by National Archives of Namibia in Windhoek .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Namibia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesOne hundred years of agricultural development in colonial Namibia.
      StatementBrigitte Lau, Peter Reiner.
      SeriesArcheia ;, 17, Archeia ;, Nr. 17.
      ContributionsReiner, Peter., National Archives (Namibia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS473.N3 L38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075077M
      ISBN 100869762613
      LC Control Number93980323

        ONE HUNDRED years past and gone, just like yesterday, and Nigeria is still in transition. Created on the vagaries of British imperialism, Lord Frederick Lugard, on January 1, , unilaterally stitched together, two diametrically opposed Northern and Southern parts of the Niger bend to form an entity he called NIGERIA. Since then, Nigeria has remained changeless . years since the end of German colonial rule in Namibia, the relationship between the former colonial power and the Namibian communities who were affected by its brutal colonial policies, remains problematic, and interpretations of the past are still contested. This book examines the ongoing debates, conflicts.


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[Brigitte Lau; Peter Reiner; National Archives (Namibia)]. Namibia”, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Forum for Development Studies No.

2, Brigitte Lau and Peter Reiner, Years of Agricultural Development in Colonial Namibia, National Archives of Namibia, Windhoek,is the classic history of Namibian agriculture. The evolution of the current situation. Namibia's President Hage Geingob's remark in June, that the German government had offered €10 million ($ million) in compensation for the genocide of.

First Eleven Years”, Briefing Paper No. 15, Institute for Public Policy Research, Windhoek, A history of this agricultural development is presented in B Lau and P Reiner, Years of Agricultural Development in Colonial Namibia, Gamsberg Macmillan, Namibia was occupied and ruled by colonial powers for over years.

During those years our people were subjected to treatment which left them in abject poverty and the vast majority of. Now, years later, the 18 signatories' petition has received public recognition with a commemorative plaque affixed to the building of the former colonial office in central Berlin.

" years. Namibia's state media 100 years of agricultural development in colonial Namibia book feting President Geingob's announcement that Germany is ready to apologize for the colonial-era genocide against the Herero and. According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but has been ignorant of water resource issues and the challenges of.

years since the end of German colonial rule in Namibia, the relationship between the former colonial power and the Namibian communities who were affected by its brutal colonial policies remains problematic, and interpretations of the past are still contested.

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Parallel to this government initiative, the Otavi Mining and. A multifunctional landscape containing a large number of different crops. A practical, appropriate and effective solution to Africa’s food and nutritional insecurity has eluded everyone for over years colonial days, conventional thinking has been based on the misconception that what works in temperate latitudes must work in the tropics and sub-tropics.

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New agricultural inventions dramatically increased food production in Europe and European colonies, particularly the United States and Canada. Today the 24th Marchthe Faculty of Agriculture turns It was a School of Agriculture from to of the Department of Agriculture of the colonial Governement, then as a College of Agriculture from to   –—Change from horses to tractors and the adoption of a group of technological practices characterized the second American agriculture agricultural revolution —10–14 labor-hours required to produce bushels (2 acres) of corn with a tractor, 3-bottom plow, foot tandem disk, 4-section harrow, 4-row planters and.

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