24 November 2017
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Lilongwe, February 28, 2017: Farmers under various cooperatives in the districts of Phalombe and Zomba expect a bumper yield this year having applied Mbeya fertilizer in their fields. Mbeya fertilizer which is almost organic is made by mixing ashes, dung or any animal excretes urine for Urea and maize bran.…
Ntchisi, February 15, 2017:  The Principal Secretary for Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Eric Maganga, on Monday, Ntchisi, banged heads with her directors, senior officers from Kasungu Agriculture Development Division (ADD) and Ntchisi Agriculture Office on how the newly discovered fall armyworm could be dealt with to protect…
Lilongwe, January 19, 2017: Six Lilongwe-based Ministry of Agriculture employees and truck driver are in police custody after the latter implicated the employees in stolen treadle pump parts worth half a million kwacha. Central Region Police Public Relations Officer, Supt. Nolliettie Chihana, confirmed the arrest of the seven suspects on…
Blantyre, January 19, 2017: In a desperate attempt to save their maize crops from the outbreak of False Armyworms, farmers in Lunzu have resulted to traditional means; applying ash and sand at the tip of the crop as well as physically picking and killing the worms.  The Ministry of Agriculture…
Dedza, 24 December 2016: Over 60 villages in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Kachindamoto in Dedza have established a communal storehouse for stocking seed grains meant for distribution to people in the area who lose their crops following disaster incidences.  Village Development Committee (VDC) chairperson for the area, Betemasi…
Salima, December 20, 2016: Business people have been flocking to Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) coupon distribution centers in Salima District to buy the coupons from the subsistence farmers. During the distribution exercise which lasted for four days from Monday to Thursday last week, Malawi News Agencies (MANA) visited over…
Mangochi, December 20: Youth Net and Counseling (YONECO) in partnership with the World Food Programme has come up with a new initiative of dealing with complaints which were raised by beneficiaries of relief food aid during the distribution exercise. YONECO Helpline Services Manager, Hughes Munthali made the disclosure on Monday…
Karonga, December 15, 2016: Farmers in Karonga have been urged to embrace modern agricultural methods to boost crop production and earn more for their efforts. Karonga District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), James Chikoya, said traditional farming is no longer reliable due to the changing climate and rainfall patterns, saying that…
Lilongwe, December 15, 2016: Government of Malawi and the African Development Bank (ADB) Tuesday signed a loan agreement amounting to US$22.4(MK16.5Billion) to finance the agricultural infrastructure and agribusiness among the rural youth. Speaking at capita Hill in Lilongwe, Minister of Finance Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe said apart from…
Lilongwe, December. 14, 2016: Parliament on Monday passed a bill authorising government to obtain a grant of US$ 104 million (about K74.05 billion) for the Malawi Drought Recovery and Resilient Project. The bill authorises government to enter into agreement with the International Development Association of the World Bank for a…

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PRESS RELEASE: Progress on Public Sector Reforms - Implementation and Milestones Achieved

PRESS RELEASE: Progress on Public Sector Reforms - Implementation and Milestones Achieved

“MAKING MALAWI WORK” The Government of Malawi continues to implement Public Sector Reforms launched by His Excellency the President on 11th February 2015. The reforms are supposed to effectively transform Malawi through effectiveness, efficiency and high-level professionalism. ...