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Mzimba, July 9, Mana: Government said it is committed to promoting cooperatives and small scale businesses as a way of fighting unemployment and poverty in the country. Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Henry Mussa said this Saturday when he officially opened a K35 million Champhira tomato sauce and jam…
Blantyre, July 7, 2018:   Blantyre ADD has advised farmers in areas which were hardly hit by the dry spell and Fall Army Worms in the just ending farming calendar to start preparing their land and venture into irrigation farming for them to have bumper yield. In the last rainy season,…
Nkhata Bay, July 03, 2018: Nkhata BayDistrict Agriculture Development Office has banned slaughtering and selling of pock and other pig products in Limphasa and Mpamba extension planning areas (EPAs) following an African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak which has hit some parts of the district. Confirming the development Monday, Nkhata Bay…
Nsanje, June 26: Acting Programs Manager for Shire Valley Agricultural Development Division, Idah Mwato has advised smallholder farmers in Nsanje to use manure as one way of increasing their farm productivity without excess use of money. Acting Program Manager for Shire Valley Agricultural Development Division, Idah Mwato gave the advice…
Nsanje, June 25, 2018: Acting Programs Manager for Shire Valley Agricultural Development Division, Idah Mwato has advised smallholder farmers in Nsanje to use manure as one way of increasing their farm productivity without excess use of money. Acting Program Manager for Shire Valley Agricultural Development Division, Idah Mwato gave the…
  Kasungu, June 23, 2018: After years of a land wrangle between Press Agriculture Limited (PAL)and its former landless tenants in Kasungu, the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has recommended that the tenants be given the land. MHRC’s commissioner Bertha Sefu made the recommendations Friday after a public hearing involving…
BALAKA, June 22, 2018: Director of Agriculture and Extension Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Jeromy Nkhoma has advised farmers in Balaka to practice manure making and fodder preservation to increase agricultural productivity. Nkhoma made the appeal on Thursday at Group Village Kwitanda when he…
Lilongwe, June 20: A local seed manufacturing company, Peacock Seeds, donated hybrid maize seed to fifty farmers in Nchinji district on Monday to enable them do winter cropping in a bid to make them economically stable and mitigate the effects of adverse weather conditions.  The farmers, drawn from Chioshya Extension…
Lilongwe, June 13, 2018: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha has urged the private sector to invest in agriculture to help improve productivity in the sector. The minister made the call on Wednesday when he presided over the official launch of the National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP)…
BLANTYRE, June 13: Affected districts of foot and mouth disease on Saturday got a sigh of relief as government rolled out vaccination of the disease to prevent further occurrence. The Trivalent Foot and mouth vaccine arrived in the country on Friday from Botswana and distribution of the same started on…

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STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

CONSOLIDATING OUR GAINS FOR RAPID TRANSFORMATION. STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI On the occasion of the STATE OPENING OF THE 1ST MEETING IN THE 48TH SESSION OF PARLIAMENT Madam Speaker, we come to this house every fiv...