16 November 2019
Breaking News
Lilongwe, November 13, 2019: An agriculture-oriented organisation has embarked on a project in the country to equip smallholder farmers with environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Speaking in Lilongwe during an Annual General Meeting, Chairperson for Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM), Peter Nthenda explained how ecologically friendly agricultural practices collate with…
Lilongwe, November 11, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has revised the price for buying maize from farmers from K150 to K250 due to what it describes as slow inflow of maize to ADMARC Markets. In a statement signed by the Secretary for the ministry, Gray Nyandule Phiri,…
Blantyre, September 26, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has assured Malawians it will provide affordable maize in food deficit areas through the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) as one way of enhancing food security in the country. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on…
Blantyre, September 26, 2019: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa has warned intermediaries against buying farm produce from local farmers at cheaper price, noting that the practice affects the growth of the agriculture sector.  Nankhumwa issued the warning on Wednesday during the official opening of the 16th…
Blantyre, September 18, 2019: Crops Protection Officer for Blantyre Agricultural Development Office (DADO), Sam Ngwira has said the office is ready to fight and reduce the fall army worm cases in the next growing season. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday in Blantyre, he said during…
Ntchisi, August 22, 2019: Ntchisi district has registered an increase in agricultural productivity for most of the major crops grown in the district during the 2018/2019 growing season, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. According to the 2018/2019 third round Agriculture Production Estimate Survey (APES) report for the district, maize…
Lilongwe, August 16, 2019: Government has directed that Admarc maize buying price be revised from k150.00 per kilogramme to K180.00 per kilogramme for all maize delivered to rural markets. The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa disclosed this Friday in Lilongwe during a Press conference on maize…
Blantyre, August 2, 2019: Director of Agriculture Extension Services recently commended Shire Valley Agricultural Development Division (SVADD) Irrigation Schemes for what he described as impressive work in their efforts of enhancing food security. Speaking in Chikwawa, Jerome Chim’gonda Nkhoma made the commendation in Chikwawa during a field visit to Limphangwi…
Lilongwe, July 29, 2019: In efforts to address challenges faced in managing the fisheries sector, the Department of Fisheries has adopted the Ecosystems Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) which aims at restoring the diversity of fish species. The EBFM approach takes the whole environment into consideration by integrating management of forests,…
Balaka, July 29, 2019: Communities around Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka have hailed the Women Legal Resources Centre (WOLREC) for a business fair which has potential to connect them to markets. Speaking Tuesday at a business fair which took place at Kankao Trading Centre where farmers who work in clusters…
Page 1 of 26

Features

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Conflicting policies hinder fight against child marriages

Blantyre, October 25, 2019: The whole Nimbire Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mlomba in Machinga woke up that morning to the sad news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped with Khadija Yusufu, 13, (not her real name) to Blantyre. Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare team in ...