17 November 2017
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Machinga, March 17: Small holder farmers in Lilongwe, Zomba, Dedza and Machinga are excepted to horn skills on seed variety and their associated technology through the Master Farmer project to be implemented by the Story Workshop Education Trust-SWET.  Speaking to Mana over the weekend, Master Farmer Project Officer Zee Chunga…
Buckets of milk - File Photo Thyolo, March 14: Sustainable Rural Growth and Development Initiative (SRGDI) says milk production is increasing in Thyolo district due to various interventions undertaken by government and non-governmental organisations. SRGDI field officer, Cecilia Mankhwala made the revelations in an interview with Mana attributing previous low…
A field of crops washed away by the recent floods - File Photo Lilongwe, March 9: Group Village Headman (GVH) Mwamadi in Blantyre has put by-laws in her area to safeguard environment in an effort to prevent occurrences of disasters. This comes against a sad background of disasters in Malawi…
The surviving chickens captured at the scene - Pic by Kondwani Magombo Lilongwe, February 28: An unidentified beast Wednesday night killed eighteen layers chickens worth MK45,000 belonging to two business persons at Lilongwe’s Bwandilo Market. The incident has raised fears on the security of people and livestock in the area…
Dedza, February 25: Potato Traders in Dedza have been advised to ensure quality of potatoes they order from farmers is retained until they reach the end users. The advice was given by the country’s Director for Rural Livelihood and Economic Enhancement Programme (RLEEP) Dixon Ngwende when he opened a two…
Mulangeni points at one of the coffee trees grown using orgainc manure - Pic by by Solister Mogha Lilongwe, February 24: Malawi Organic Association (MOGA) in conjunction with Support Cooperatives Malawi has asked Coffee Farmers in the country to use organic manure for them to realize maximum profits from the…
A host farmer expressing how good the varieties are  Zomba, February 24: The Agriculture Research and Extension Trust (ARET) has advised farmers in the country to grow newly introduced barley tobacco varieties which are resistant to pests and diseases. Deputy Director for Extension Specialist for ARET John Nyangulu made the…
A farmer stands in his tobacco field - File Photo Machinga, February 21: Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) has introduced three new tobacco varieties in Malawi which according to the trust are pest and disease resistant besides being fast maturing.    Deputy Director responsible for extension and specialist services,…
About 63 hectares of maize washed away by heavy rains - File Photo blantyre, February 18: One of the leading seed manufacturing companies, Monsanto Malawi on Tuesday donated 80 metric tonnes of hybrid maize seeds worth K80 million to districts affected by recent floods in the southern region. The seeds…
Farmers harvest fish in a pond - File Photo Mangochi, February 16: PACT, an organisation that deals with research in aquaculture, has launched a fisheries integration of society and habitants project in the Eastern Region worth US$13.9 million.  The project will attempt to address low governance capacity at district and…

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