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Mangochi, July 19, 2017: Farmers from Kuitunji Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Katuli in Mangochi were on Monday drilled on how best they could increase pigeon peas production through treatment of the crop using recommended chemicals. During a field day organized by Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL) held at Matimbaya, the…
Phalombe, July 17, 2017: People of Mtoliwa Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Jenala in Phalombe are making easy money through sales of soap made from Jatrofa Plants, an initiative that was facilitated by United Purpose (UP). The organization which is implementing a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project in the…
Phalombe, July 17, 2017: Farmers in Phalombe have raised concerns over the conduct of Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) Clerks in the district, who are allegedly buying vendors’ maize while refusing to buy farmers’ produce despite government’s campaign that is encouraging farmers to sell maize to Admarc and not…
Nsanje, July 15: Nsanje borehole spare parts shop owners have blasted their members of parliament for shunning and not empowering them economically when they are procuring borehole spare parts using the Constituency Development Funds (CDF). The concerned borehole spare parts shop owners voiced out their concerns during an interface meeting…
Nsanje, July 14: Nsanje District Irrigation Officer, Movete Mkandawire, says the problem of drought which the district has been facing over the years can be alleviated by adopting solar powered irrigation farming. Speaking in an interview recently, Mkandawire said the use of shallow wells and treadle pumps for irrigation had…
Mangochi, July 7: Deputy Programme Manager for Machinga Agriculture Development Division (ADD), Allan Kaliwo, has urged farmers in Mangochi to work hard in their fields to realise bumper yields. Speaking on Tuesday during an agriculture show held in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Bwananyambi in Mangochi, Kaliwo said agriculture…
Blantyre, 19 June 2017: Realizing the significance that factual reporting has on the agriculture sector development, the ministry  of agriculture in conjunction with the News alliance Policy Acceleration Support (NAPAS) is currently training journalist on techniques of upholding ethical reporting on the matter. The director of administration in the ministry…
Salima, 19 June 2017: Realizing the significance that factual reporting has on the agriculture sector development, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, in conjunction with the News Alliance Policy Acceleration Support (NAPAS) is currently training journalist on techniques of upholding ethical reporting on the matter. The Director of…
Lilongwe,June6,2017: A local Non-governmental Organization, Humane Consortium on Nature for Mankind (HCNM) has crushed the maize ban, lifting demands by some quarters in the country as ill-motivated, saying such people do not have the welfare of Malawians at heart. HCNM, Human Rights Officer, Rodgers Pondani made the remarks in an…
Salima, June 6: Salima district agriculture development officer (DADO), Titani Maluwa Sunday asked communities in the district to embrace the use of local fertilizer noting that it was key to sustainable food security in the country. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), Maluwa said the use…
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Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...