19 April 2019
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Chikwawa, May 10, 2018: Xylem Water Solutions has introduced disability and elderly friendly treadle pump known as Saajhi, a new technology in the irrigation sector which is efficient and flexible. Speaking to Malawi News Agency (Mana) after briefing the Chikwawa District Team on Tuesday, Ernst Viljoen, Business Development Manager and…
Chiradzulu, May 5, 2018: Over 26,000 farmers in Chiradzulu are expected to benefit from a project called Better Extension Training Transforming Economic Returns (BETTER)- Kulima that intends to improve food security and nutrition in the district. The project, which started last year, is being implemented by Action Aid. Project Coordinator…
ZOMBA, May 04, 2018:  The Zomba district council Friday approved bylaws on participatory fisheries management that are expected to improve the conservation and management fish in Lake Chilwa.  The council made the approval during a quarterly full council meeting held at its chambers. Speaking soon after the passing of the…
BLANTYRE May 4, 2018: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has started phasing out NPK fertilizer formulation of 23:21: +4S by replacing it with NPK formulation of 23:10:5+6S+1.0Zn, following a discovery that the former formulation did not have potassium.  Public Relations Officer(PRO) in the Ministry, Osborn Tsoka, told…
Lilongwe, May 4, 2018: Farmers in Lilongwe have recommended Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags as the best storage facility for different crops. One of the farmers from Kaphiri in Lilongwe, Anderson Kayesera told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview that since he started using PICS bags his…
Karonga, April 30, 2018: Danish Church Aid (DCA), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has underscored the need to impart agricultural knowledge to lead farmers in order for them to embrace farming as a business. DCA’s Disaster Officer, Lewis Karenda said lack of agricultural knowledge among smallholder farmers has held back…
BLANTYRE, April 27, 2018: Blantyre Agriculture Development Division(BLADD)has expressedconcernover lowadoption of conservation agriculture by farmers in the just ending 2017/2018 growing season with the division registering a decline in hectares under the practice for the first time since it was introduced in the late 1990s.  The division planned to increase…
Salima, April 25, 2018: Senior Chief Khombedza of Salima has expressed worry as communities in the district have started selling their maize harvest at giveaway price despite that their harvest has dwindled. Earlier in the Season the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) estimated that the district crop harvest for maize…
Karonga, April 25, 2018: In a bid toboost rice production in the country, Greenbelt Authority is to embark on the construction of a multimillion kwacha Nthora-Illora-Ngosi Irrigation Project in Karonga.  Speaking Tuesday during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting in Karonga, Greenbelt Authority Executive Director, Henrie Njoloma said the project…
Lilongwe April 22, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development on Friday said it has enhanced roles for farmers in the 2017-2018 cotton marketing season. Executive Director for Cotton Malawi, Cosmas Luwanda told the press that the marketing season will open on April 27, 2018 and will run for…

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Making learning exciting through MESIP

Making learning exciting through MESIP

Mangochi, April 15, 2019: Like the rest of the girls in her class, reaching Standard 8 was the most exciting experience for 15-year-old Hajira, a learner at Nansato Primary School under Chiponde Zone in Mangochi District. For a girl facing the realities of life that come with puberty, Hajira and th...