20 February 2018
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Lilongwe, April 13, 2017: Lack of huge investment in research and innovations towards the legumes subsector is stalling the growth of the industry in the country, agricultural experts say. The legume sub sector in Malawi has been billed as an alternative sector to the tobacco industry towards the economic growth…
Lilongwe, April 13, 2017: President Prof. Peter Mutharika says tobacco is strategic and important to the Malawi economy, apart from contributing greatly to the country’s foreign exchange earnings, it is also important in the socio-economic well-being and food security of the nation. Mutharika made the remarks Tuesday in Lilongwe during…
Blantyre, April 11, 2017: Over 29 farmers from Mlanga Village in Traditional Authority (TA) Nsomba in Blantyre are benefiting from Mlanga Irrigation Scheme which was constructed with the help from Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Development (IRLAD). Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA)Monday, Chairlady for Mlanga Irrigation…
Rumphi, April 4, 2017: Farmers in Rumphi are expected to have bumper harvest this growing season 2016/17, following the implementation of Productive-Farmer Approach, a concept under Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP). Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency, Rumphi District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), Youngster Nyirenda, spoke highly of…
Blantyre, April 4, 2017: Stakeholders in the finance sector have urged government to consider investing more in agriculture by allocating more resources towards its agriculture budgets to improve the country’s socio economic growth. The plea was made on Monday in Blantyre during a pre-budget consultative meeting organised by Ministry of…
Salima, March 31, 2017: Farmers in Salima district have been urged to adopt conservation agriculture and the use of local manure to enhence productivity and crop yields. The Executive Director for Assemblies of God Care (AG Care) a development arm of the Malawi Assemblies of God John Kanthungo said this…
Salima, March 31, 2016: In the lakeshore plain of Salima district, the midday sun pounds on heads of people like the frightened hands of a man on a door when drawing attention to the danger outside. The scorching sun does not bother some people standing in open air in appreciation…
Blantyre, March 28, 2017: Farmers in the country have been urged to grow hybrid crops that are resistant to diseases and drought as a means of promoting food security at household level among communities in the country. This was revealed during an agricultural field day held in Senior Chief Kunthembwe’s…
Nsanje, March 27, 2017: Nsanje communities have said promotion of fish farming is crucial in controlling fish extinction the country is currently facing. Communities in the area of Senior Chief Tengani, who are constructing fish ponds under Cash for Asset World Food Programme (WFP), have decided to start fish farming…
Chitipa, March 27, 2017: Government has said overwhelming adoption of improved agriculture technologies by small holder farmers in Chitipa District is a great stride in  efforts to drive farmers away from use of poor and archaic agriculture practices  which are blamed for  environmental degradation. The remarks were made Sunday by…

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Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Salima, February 18, 2018: If there are some people who can inspire others that achieving economic success is as easy as flipping the back of your hand, then 39-year Monica Msuku of Senga-Bay in Salima is one of them. “Life is hard when you are clueless in how to solve your problems. Accepting a pr...