20 February 2018
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  Nsanje, February 13, 2018: Senior Irrigation Engineer for Nsanje, Edward Mkandawire has said efforts to promote irrigation farming in the district are being frustrated by floods which wash away the irrigation schemes almost every year. Mkandawire told Malawi News Agency (MANA) Thursday in an interview that the department of…
Lilongwe, February 10, 2018: LUANAR Veterinary Student Association (LUSVA) has committed itself to promoting veterinary welfare in Universities and other surrounding community technical colleges in the country. President of LUSVA, Gift Mkanthama said this Friday when Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) was donating Merck veterinary…
BLANTYRE, February 9, 2018: A total of 32,935 hectares of crops in Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) has been severely hit by the prolonged dry spell; rendering over 129,852 families vulnerable to food insecurity, Agriculture official has disclosed. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) Thursday, Blantyre Agriculture Development…
BLANTYRE, February 9, 2018:  The Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) says there is need for Malawi to start producing its own cotton seed that would suit her weather conditions to increase production. CCM Executive Director, Cosmas Luwanda told Mana in an interview Thursday that it is high time the country…
Blantyre, February 8, 2018: Councilors from Blantyre District have asked for more irrigation schemes, saying it is the only sustainable way of increasing crop production and addressing food insecurity in the wake of dry spell which has affected most parts of the Southern Region. Speaking after a day-long tour to…
Mzimba, February 8: The District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) in Mzimba South has declared that the district will, this year, realize bumper maize yield if the good rainfall pattern being experienced at the moment continues. The declaration also comes in the wake of a successful fight against Fall Armyworms which…
Nkhata Bay, February 8: Technical Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education Training Authority (TEVETA) will train 5130 youths in the country in Climate Smart Agriculture to protect their livelihoods in rural communities. Speaking Tuesday in Nkhata Bay during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting, Project Officer Nicholas Msowoya said the project will…
Lilongwe, February 7, 2018: Malawians engaged in all scales of farming need to take farming as a business for them to profit more in their investments and become big agro business people or commercial farmers, Stellar Mhango, a business consultant has said. Mhango, who together with another farming consultant, Owen…
Chitipa, February 6, 2018: Chitipa District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), Malumbo Nyirongo says the fall armyworms have not attacked maize fields severely as the damage is pegged at nine percent and the district anticipates bumper yield. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency Tuesday, Nyirongo said as at…
  Dedza, February 06, 2018: A total of 33,948 farming households have been affected by fall armyworms in Dedza, raising fears there may be a reduction in maize production during this farming season, Agriculture officials have confirmed. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency ,Crops Officer at Dedza…
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Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Salima, February 18, 2018: If there are some people who can inspire others that achieving economic success is as easy as flipping the back of your hand, then 39-year Monica Msuku of Senga-Bay in Salima is one of them. “Life is hard when you are clueless in how to solve your problems. Accepting a pr...