26 March 2019
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Mzuzu, March 25, 2019. Department of Animal Health and Livestock Development has said that despite confirmation Foot and Mouth Disease in Mzimba South, it is yet to identify the type of virus causing the disease. According to Deputy Director for Veterinary Department in the Ministry the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation…
Lilongwe, March 22, 2019: Chitedze Research Station in Lilongwe has engaged secondary school students in agricultural lessons to build their interest to take farming as a career. Through a project dubbed Agriculture Productivity Programme (APPSA) the research station has engaged youths from its surrounding schools, namely Ulemu Private, Ngowe, Njerwa…
Mchinji, March 22, 2019: District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) in Mchinji has to extend a ban on slaughtering of pigs from March 22 to June 22, 2019. The Office issued the ban in January, 2019, forbidding slaughtering of pigs in Msitu Extension Planning Area (EPA), in the area of Traditional…
Mzuzu, March 21, 2019:  Fish Farming is a viable business as it pays back the fixed cost within one production year, a fisheries officer has said. Mzuzu Fish Farming Course Centre Manager, David Mbamba said an investment in a one-hectare pond cost about K9 million and it produces six tonnes…
Lilongwe, March 13, 2019: Farmers in Dowa District have said they are enjoying huge profits with their crops following the coming in of a project called Market-oriented Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promotion (MA-SHEP) which is being implemented in the district by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under the Embassy of…
Blantyre, March 7, 2019: Germany Cooperation for International Development (GIZ) through Aquaculture Value Chain for Higher Income and Food Security Project (AVCP) has embarked on a programme that will enhance fish farming in Blantyre. Speaking during a project presentation District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting on Thursday, Project Coordinator for Southern…
Kasungu, March 7, 2019: Farmers in Group Village Headman (GVH) Gogode in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kaomba in Kasungu have commended pit planting method saying it has boosted crop production in the area.   Through the method, farmers dig planting stations and fill them with compost manure or…
Mwanza, March 7, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said it is impressed with farmers’ response to modern farming methods, a development which has led to bumper yields expected this year. Director of Human Resources, Martha Mtenje made the observation on Friday at an agriculture fair held…
Blantyre, March 6, 2019: Malawi Confederations of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has organized a farmers market from March 2, 2019 at the Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), MCCCI Communications Manager, Millie Kasunda said this will be the second farmers…
Blantyre, March 1, 2019: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation andWater Development estimates that this year’s maize production will be at 3,387,587 metric tons, representing a 25.6 percent increase in production as compared to the 2017/2018 final round estimate of 2,697,959 metric tons. The production increase was mentioned during the 2018/2019…
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Features

Kasungu’s new school with aesthetic appeal

Kasungu’s new school with aesthetic appeal

Kasungu, March 22, 2019: Nine girls at Kadifula Community Day Secondary (CDSS) in Kasungu District dropped out of school last academic year either due to pregnancy or for marriage. Students, who have been at the school for a longer time, are not surprised that their colleagues dropped on the way. ...