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Ntcheu, September 25, 2015: The Lilongwe Agriculture Development Division (LADD) has advised farmers in Ntcheu to work with associations and cooperatives for them to sell their produce in bulk and buy farm inputs at better prices. The LADD covers Ntcheu, Dedza and Lilongwe districts. Speaking Thursday at an agriculture fair…
Ntchisi, September 21, 2015: Farmers in Ntchisi have commended Rural Livelihood Economic Enhancement Program(RLEEP) for better road network that has helped to open up their areas for better markets of their farm produce. The chairperson of Chisula RLEEP club, Yosefe Chagalawanda, said this on Friday during Irish Potatoe show at…
Rumphi, September 15, 2015: The Chairperson of Bio-Diversity Conservation Initiative (BCI) has asked government to review current seed production policies, saying they are favouring big multi-national firms at the expense of local producers. Professor Lusayo Mwabumba made the remarks in an interview with Mana in Bolero on the sidelines of…
Ntcheu, September 11: Baptist Development Service, a development arm of Baptist Convention of Malawi has invested over K30 Million for capacity building of small scale irrigation farmers in Ntcheu and Lilongwe districts. Speaking Wednesday when he officially opened a four – day training which drew over one hundred irrigation farmers…
Lilongwe, September 9, 2015: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security Dr Allan Chiyembekeza, Tuesday called on the private sector to invest more in solar-powered irrigation to improve the food situation in the country. Chiyembekeza said this when he toured Thyolansanu Farm in Mchinji to appreciate how solar powered irrigation…
Blantyre, August 28, 2015: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza has said Government is putting in place measures to vigorously promote the Green-belt initiative which was active during late Professor Bingu wa Mutharika's era.  Dr Chiyembekeza said this is done as Malawi and the world at…
Lilongwe, August 26, 2015: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr Allan Chiyemebekeza says Malawi is set to drive to economic acceleration through the promotion of horticulture. He was speaking in Salima on Tuesday after the officially launched the Malawi China Technical Cooperation Farm near Natural Resources College (NRC)…
Lilongwe, August 25: Government policies aiming to transform the agriculture sector will only have greater success in poverty reduction if they are developed with the participation of smallholder farmers and their representative organisations. The observation is carried in a report released by the Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET), and co-published…
Mzimba, August 21, 2015: The International Centre for Research in Agro-forestry (ICRAF) says the integration of trees that improve soil fertility like the Gliricidia with mineral fertilizer can reduce Government budget on Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) by half. ICRAF Training, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Aston Mulwafu made the remarks…
Lilongwe, August 7, 2015: Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has announced new reforms made to the 2015\16 Farm Input Subsidy Programe (FISP). Briefing the Press on Thursday, Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation Water and Development, Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza outlined some of the major changes made to…

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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. ...