27 April 2018
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Rumphi, March 26: Synod of Livingstonia Development Department (SOLDEV) has been conducting a research since November last year (2017) on combating fall army worm through the use of indigenous and conservational agriculture technologies. According to the project authorities, the research preliminary findings are already showing positive results. SOLDEV’s project coordinator,…
Chikwawa, March 24, 2018: Hunger Project Malawi has said high intake of Moringa could contribute to the reduction of malnutrition thereby calling on Malawians to ensure they plant such trees in their homes for the country to achieve maximum nutrition status. Hunger Project Malawi Board Member, Mandala Mambulasa made the…
  Zomba, March 22, 2018: Panthochi Seed Company (PASCO) has donated seed worth K14 million to government to assist farmers engage in small scale irrigation farming in Zomba and Phalombe districts to avert hunger. The seeds are of hybrid maize weighing 3 metric tons and cowpeas weighing 5.5 metric tons…
NSANJE, March 20: Chairperson for Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Dr Chidanti Malunga has reiterated the need for the country to promote Climate Smart Agriculture saying this is the only way the country could improve food security in the wake of effects of climate change which have rocked the country. Speaking…
CHIKWAWA, March 13, 2018: Following attacks of the Fall Army Worms on crops in most parts of the country, Circle for Integrated Community Development (CICOD) has equipped Chikwawa farmers under Mikolongo Extension Planning Area (EPA) with pesticides and sprayers to help reduce the impact of the attack. CICOD Chikwawa Project…
Lilongwe, March 15: The Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance (CSONA) says there is need to advocate for behavior change in districts which are regarded as food baskets in Malawi but are still recording high numbers of malnutrition cases. In the Malawi Demographic Household Survey of 2016, Malawi has reduced stunting…
  Lilongwe, March 13, 2018: The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, (LUANAR) says value addition on agricultural products is one of the crucial areas to heavily explore for Malawi to achieve sustainable national development. This comes against the background that most agricultural produce continues to be sold raw,…
Nsanje, March 2, 2018: Vigorous community sensitisations by Nsanje Police on the effects of Gender Based Violence (GBV) are said to have contributed to the significant reduction of such cases in the district. Information in possession of Malawi News Agency shows that last year between January and February, Nsanje Police…
Lilongwe, March 4, 2018: Hermetic Bags storage technology is already being touted the most effective storage methodology compared to others that are being used by the country’s farmers, but it is yet to reach a majority of smallholder farmers who are the country’s chief producers of the staple grain, maize.…
  Ntchisi, February 23, 2018: Farmers of Kasonga Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Malenga in Ntchisi District have substituted the use of compost manure with human urine to fertilize their gardens and they say their maize yields are impressive. Members of Tazindikira, Mwalawatsidwi and Mtuwa Cooperatives in…

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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...