Aroab farmers demonstrate for more land
Contributed by NAMPA.
AROAB, 12 OCT (NAMPA) – Small-scale farmers and other community members at Aroab on Monday staged a peaceful demonstration calling on the Aroab Village Council to allocate more land to them for farming purposes.
About 17 small stock farmers currently farm on a piece of 5 000 hectares of land belonging to the village council, which they say is overcrowded as the number of farmers and animals has increased.
The group in their petition read by Benjamin Van Staden called on the council to allocate ...