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Chitipa, May 06, 2019: Poverty in Malawi can only be eradicated if rural communities are empowered with practical knowledge and skills that can positively transform their economic welfare. Project officer for Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM) at Karonga Diocese Elijah Banda, said this on Thursday in Chitipa at a…
Ntcheu, May 6, 2019: The newly constructed Bwanje Dam in Dedza is set to benefit more than 2, 000 smallholder rice farmers in the district as it will be used to harvest rain water, Assistant Irrigation Engineer, Patrick Katswiri has said. In interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Sunday in…
Phalombe, May 06, 2019: Farmers in Phalombe will now have access to up-to-date information that will enhance agricultural productivity, courtesy of an information resource centre by the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR). Handing over the facility to communities in the area of Senior Chief Kaduya on Friday,…
Lilongwe, May 2, 2019: Government has expressed satisfaction with the completion of the first phase of construction works for a multipurpose Bwanje Dam in Dedza. Minister of Agriculture Irrigation and water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha made the remarks when he visited the site this week following the completion of the construction…
Lilongwe, April 20, 2019: Self Help Africa (SHA), an international Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) which works to improve livelihoods of farmers in Malawi has awarded two Malawians with scholarships to train in sustainable farming in England, UK. The two, who left on Friday at Kamuzu International Airport, will undergo a…
Mulanje, April 29, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has established a National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP) in Mulanje as one way of boosting the agricultural sector. The five-year initiative was presented in a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting which was held Thursday at Mulanje District Council. Assistant…
BLANTYRE, April 27: Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL) has advised small and large scale farmers in the country to use innovative ways of handling crop produce to reduce post harvest loses. Recently, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development released second round of crop production estimates that projected a maize surplus…
Mulanje, April 26, 2019: Malawi is one country that has been heavily hit by the effects of climate change ranging from droughts, dry spells and unreliable rainfall patterns among others. For this reason, government and other development partners are undertaking several initiatives across the country in a quest to make…
Salima, April 24, 2019: Government has secured a K61 Billion loan to finance an Agricultural Commercialization Project (AGCOM) which will transform Malawi’s agriculture sector from predominantly peasant farming to commercial farming. Speaking to journalist on Wednesday on the sidelines of stakeholders sensitization meeting at Kambiri Lodge in Salima, Director of…
Blantyre, April 25, 2019. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has encouraged smallholder famers in the country to venture into Quail Farming. In an Interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Blantyre Wednesday, Public Relations Officer in the Ministry, Hamilton Chimala said currently poultry farming especially the non-conventional was…
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Karonga, May 20, 2019: He had a vision to become a soldier and serve the nation one day. But that dream may never be realised following an illness he suffered at the age of four. Moffat Mwakitalima was born on 2nd April, 1988 in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Mwakitalima of Group Village Head Mweneyum...