18 August 2018
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Blantyre, January 29, 2018: The just ended weekend has been characterized as a humid one as almost the entire Southern Region was awash with a heavy down pour, amidst the persistent dry spell, which has already  led to the permanent wilting of the staple maize crop in certain Extension Planning…
Machinga, January 29, 2018: People facing food shortage in Machinga can have a sigh of relief following a two month project which will see them receiving cash to buy food. The project which is expected to benefit 12,499 households in Traditional Authorities (TAs) Nsanama, Liwonde and Chikweo will be implemented…
MULANJE, January 29, 2018: Amidst fears of low yields this year due to Fall Army Worms attack and dry spells in some parts of the country, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has started distributing pesticides to farmers in Mulanje District. District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO) for Mulanje,…
Mzimba, January 28, 2018: As maize crop has dried up in most parts of the country due to dry spell, Mzimba District is optimistic of doing better once farmers work hard in fighting Fall Armyworms. District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO) for Mzimba South, Palichi Munyenyembe was speaking Thursday during a…
Balaka, January 29, 2018: Farmers in Balaka have been hit by a double blow following a prolonged dry spell and the devastating fall army worms which continue to destroy maize and other crops in the district. A recent survey by Malawi News Agency (Mana) to most parts of the district…
Lilongwe, January 25: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said crop estimates are not yet out to establish the extent of damage caused by dry spell and fall army worms that has affected some districts in the country. The Ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Osborne Tsoka told Malawi News…
Lilongwe, January 25: Despite the potential and demand present on the market to export legumes, low production has diversely affected supply preventing Malawian smallholder farmers in making full use the opportunity. Operations Manager for Community Savings and Investment Promotion (COMSIP) Susan Kondowe said this in an interview on the sidelines…
  Mangochi, January 24, 2018: The Mangochi District Council has called upon civil society organizations in the district to intervene in assisting thousands of households whose crops have been destroyed by drought and fall army worms. The council’s District Commissioner, Reverend Moses Chimphepo, sounded the SOS on Tuesday at a…
  Mulanje, January 23, 2018: Dry spell has hit some parts of Mulanje District, destroying about 5,000 hectares of maize and leaving lives of 34,000 farming families affected. In an interview with Malawi News Agency, Mulanje District Agricultural Development Officer (DADO), Enford Kanyimbo on Tuesday said two of the five…
  Mzuzu, January 23, 2018: COMSIP Cooperative           Union Limited is training farmers in integrated pest management (IPM) as it anticipates legumes production increase from 50 metric tonnes last year to 200 this growing season, representing a 400 per cent rise. Speaking Monday when he opened the two-day training for…

Features

500 smart villages receive satellite television access

500 smart villages receive satellite television access

Nkhata Bay, August 16, 2018: Isaac Damian of Chokola 1 village in traditional authority Tengani in Nsanje district and his family are speechless at what President Peter Mutharika and his government have done for them.    For the first time in their life, they have access to satellite televis...