27 April 2018
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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…
Kasungu, March 26, 2017: Despite being amongst districts doing well in agriculture for the past years, Kasungu district is failing to achieve great results in irrigation. According to a survey done by Kasungu Civil Society Network (KUCSNET) with support from Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) on Public Expenditure Tracking (PET),…
Lilongwe, March 26, 2017: Agricultural extension and advisory service providers in the country have stressed on the need for the extension strategy which is currently under review, to strengthen aspects of coordination and standards to make delivery of the services more effective.    Stakeholders from different sectors within the field…
Ntchisi, March 23, 2017:  Elimination of Child Labour in Tobacco (ECLT) Foundation, said is impressed with the activities that Child Labour Elimination for Real Change (CLEAR) project, which aims at reducing child labour through different initiatives, is undertaking in Ntchisi district. During a monitoring visit in the district, the Project…
Lilongwe, March 23, 2017:Malawi Federation of Cooperative (MAFECO) is planning to establish a cooperative college that will among others bridge the knowledge gap. The college which will be the first of this kind in the country and the whole of the Southern African region will offer courses on business and…
Lilongwe, March 20, 2017: Farmers in Rumphi district have slowly started to abandon application of chemical fertilizer in their farms opting for the organically made. This follows the wonderful performance of various crops in their fields thereby giving hope of a bumper yield ever. Farmers who are mostly in cooperatives…
Lilongwe, March 20, 2017: Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) and Chancellor College have stressed on the need for the country’s Draft Seed Policy to incorporate the interests of the informal seed sector. The appeal was made in Lilongwe during a two-day media orientation training on Seed Sovereignty, Food…
Lilongwe, February 28, 2017: Farmers under various cooperatives in the districts of Phalombe and Zomba expect a bumper yield this year having applied Mbeya fertilizer in their fields. Mbeya fertilizer which is almost organic is made by mixing ashes, dung or any animal excretes urine for Urea and maize bran.…
Ntchisi, February 15, 2017:  The Principal Secretary for Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Eric Maganga, on Monday, Ntchisi, banged heads with her directors, senior officers from Kasungu Agriculture Development Division (ADD) and Ntchisi Agriculture Office on how the newly discovered fall armyworm could be dealt with to protect…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...