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Dowa, April 7, 2018: A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Mapping Report presented to Dowa District Executive Committee (DEC) on Friday, revealed gaps on NGO operations in the district with many implementing intervention in easily accessible areas. DEC members were appalled to learn that NGOs in the district are concentrated in Traditional…
  Nkhotakota, April 8, 2018: Communities around Mowe in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kanyenda in Nkhotakota district have been urged to stop stealing from Dwangwa Illovo Estate. The call was made on Saturday at a meeting aimed at sensitising the communities around Illovo (Dwangwa) estate on the dangers…
Blantyre, April 5, 2018: Blantyre District Council has completed the installation works of street lights at Lunzu Trading Centre which has cost close to K47.5 million, authorities have confirmed. District Commissioner for Blantyre, Bennet Nkasala, said what remains is for the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) to connect the…
Lilongwe, April 6, 2018: Director of Tourism at the Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Isaac Katopola Friday emphasized on the need for marketing the country’s tourist attractions with the aim of developing the country.  He was speaking in Lilongwe at a media workshop organized…
Mulanje, April 5, 2018: Mulanje District Council on Thursday approved a K61.7 billion five-year (2018-2022) District Development Plan (DDP) that will address 11 core challenges various communities face in the district. Speaking when he presented the DDP to a full council for approval, Director of Planning and Development (DPD) for…
Lilongwe, April 5, 2018: Standard Bank has partnered with Lilongwe City Council in a ‘Be More Race’ competition to provide a platform for the bank to engage its customers in entertainment and sports activities for health wellness and education in the society. This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer…
MULANJE, April 4: In a quest to make sure people know the importance of sim card registration currently underway in the country, the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) conducted awareness meetings in Mulanje District. Speaking on Tuesday during an interface meeting with Mulanje District Executive Committee, MACRA's Consumer Affairs Manager,…
  Lilongwe, March 30: Malawian Scientist, Rachel Sibande, has won a pan African competition for scientific innovations and inventions at the just ended Next Einstein Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. Sibande, who is the founder of Malawi’s first innovation hub; mHub, emerged winner in the Climate Smart Innovation Track winning a…
  Lilongwe, March 27, 2018: Tobacco could fetch better prices this year as the market opens on April 9 due to a 0.85 drop in the expected harvest from the 2017– 2018 growing season. The second estimates indicate that Malawi will record a slight drop in the production of around…
  Dedza, March 27: Initiatives to improve the livelihoods of rural populations in Malawi are registering positive results and offer an optimistic view of bailing many people out of poverty, the World Bank has said. Country Manager for the bank in Malawi Greg Toulmin said this Monday in Fisimulipe Village…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...