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Madame Gertrude Mutharika speaks to the Farmers of Bwanje Valley Cooperative Society Limited on her tour together with Lesotho 1st Ladyc Abel Ikiloni Mana Dedza, 29 November, 2017: First Lady Madam Gertrude Mutharika has hailed Bwanje Rice Scheme farmers of Traditional Authority Kachindamoto in Dedza for forming a cooperative through…
Balaka, November 28, 2017: Chiefs in Balaka have expressed concern over the outbreak of fall army worms, saying if not checked they would lower crop production in the district. A snap survey by Malawi News Agency (MANA) in some parts of the district confirmed that Traditional Authority (T/A) Kalembo is…
Balaka, November 27, 2017: Farmers in Balaka have hailed United Purpose (UP) for organizing a seed fair which saw the farmers buy various seeds of their choice from different recommended agro- dealers. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Friday during the seed fair which took place at…
Blantyre, November 25, 2017: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has assured farmers in the country it is fully prepared to contain any outbreak of Fall Army Worm if it resurfaces this growing season. The ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Osborne Tsoka, said in an interview with Malawi News…
Blantyre, November 22, 2017: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said it will from November 22 hold the 2017 National Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum at Sun and Sand Holiday Resort in Mangochi. In a press statement issued on Tuesday, signed by Secretary for Agriculture, Irrigation and Water…
Lilongwe, November 21, 2017: Member of Parliament for Mulanje North, Lyana Lexa Tambala, has expressed concern over the delayed delivery of fertilizer into her constituency under the Fertilizer Input Subsidy Program (FISP), saying this might affect this year’s yield in her constituency. She made the remarks Monday in parliament while…
MACHINGA, November 20, 2017:  Machinga District Executive Committee (DEC) during the weekend gave a go ahead to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development to implement a K44.7 million worth of Irrigation Project. The project will be implemented under Programme for Rural Development (PRIDE) at Chanyumbu Scheme in Traditional…
Lilongwe, November 17, 2017: Over 4,000 people in Blantyre Rural East Constituency are in need of relief food after their maize crop was heavily attacked and destroyed by fall army arm, legislator for the area Susan Ndalama has said. Speaking in parliament on Friday, Ndalama told the house that the…
Salima, November 18, 2017: Malawi Cotton Company in collaboration with Cotton Council of Malawi Friday launched a cotton input support initiative which is intended to resuscitate the country’s dying cotton industry. The initiative, which is receiving support from the Chinese government, will target close to 6000 farmers in the pilot…
Mchinji, November 17, 2017: In a bid to improve the nutrition status and improve health of communities in Mchinji, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is implementing I Love Fish project in the district. The project which started in October 2016 and will end in September 2019 is…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...