24 November 2017
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Lilongwe, October 17, 2016: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development on Wednesday said government will roll out distribution of coupons for Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) next week. Speaking at a press briefing at Capital Hill in Lilongwe, the Minister responsible for Agriculture George Chaponda said the ministry…
Blantyre, November 15, 2016: The Ministry of Agriculture has warned tomato farmers and traders to properly dispose of tomatoes that have been infested with the Tuta absoluta, a pest that is destroying the tomato crop in the country. In a statement signed by Secretary for Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development,…
Mzimba, November 11, Mana: Japanese Ambassador to Malawi, Shuichiro Nishioka has called on Malawi farmers to be quite innovative in their farming practices in-order for them to be self reliant and food secure. The Japanese Ambassador made the plea recently, at Chikangawa EPA in Mzimba during official closing ceremony for…
Lilongwe, November 10: Drought tolerant crops can do better in areas that receive little rainfall and are prone to drought, a research has revealed. The research, by Malawi Integrated Seed System Technologies (MISST), a USAID funded project, conducted demonstrations using six drought tolerant varieties of ZM 523, CAP 9001, Peacock…
      Blantyre, September 28: Smallholder farmers in the country have been encouraged to utilize the available resources in their respective irrigation schemes to complement government efforts of fighting hunger and boost the economy. Director of Irrigation Services in the Department of Irrigation, Geoffrey Mamba said it is very…
Mzuzu, September 16: Honey production in Balaka West has dropped by 60 per cent from last year (2015) due to climate change whose effects have either caused too much rains or droughts. Assistant Liaison Manager of One Village One Product, Samuel Mongora, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Thursday the production…
  Mangochi, September 14: The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Governor for Mangochi, Salile Mdala has urged people in Mangochi to take advantage of vast water bodies in the country and embark in Irrigation Farming to enhance food security. Mdala made the remarks Monday during a public meeting he addressed…
  Chiradzulu, September 13: Three Fish Farming projects funded by Local Development Fund (LDF) in Traditional Authorities (T/A) Ntchema and Mpama are yet to take off in Chiradzulu following the failure of the council to procure fingerings to stock the ponds which the communities completed constructing way back in 2015.…
Blantyre, September 9: Ungweru Organization says the food security and nutrition campaign the organisation has been running from 2015 has been a success. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA), Ungweru Organization Programs Manager, Mary Mtafya articulated the need for government and other non-governmental organizations to strengthen and empower…
Lilongwe, September 5: Government says it plans to soon introduce measure to curb the flow of fake seeds on the market. Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Minister, Dr. George Chaponda said Government is emphasizing the importance of Agriculture and for it to be meaningful, there is need to have the…

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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. ...