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Lilongwe, May 2, 2019: Government has expressed satisfaction with the completion of the first phase of construction works for a multipurpose Bwanje Dam in Dedza. Minister of Agriculture Irrigation and water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha made the remarks when he visited the site this week following the completion of the construction…
Lilongwe, April 20, 2019: Self Help Africa (SHA), an international Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) which works to improve livelihoods of farmers in Malawi has awarded two Malawians with scholarships to train in sustainable farming in England, UK. The two, who left on Friday at Kamuzu International Airport, will undergo a…
Mulanje, April 29, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has established a National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP) in Mulanje as one way of boosting the agricultural sector. The five-year initiative was presented in a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting which was held Thursday at Mulanje District Council. Assistant…
BLANTYRE, April 27: Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL) has advised small and large scale farmers in the country to use innovative ways of handling crop produce to reduce post harvest loses. Recently, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development released second round of crop production estimates that projected a maize surplus…
Mulanje, April 26, 2019: Malawi is one country that has been heavily hit by the effects of climate change ranging from droughts, dry spells and unreliable rainfall patterns among others. For this reason, government and other development partners are undertaking several initiatives across the country in a quest to make…
Salima, April 24, 2019: Government has secured a K61 Billion loan to finance an Agricultural Commercialization Project (AGCOM) which will transform Malawi’s agriculture sector from predominantly peasant farming to commercial farming. Speaking to journalist on Wednesday on the sidelines of stakeholders sensitization meeting at Kambiri Lodge in Salima, Director of…
Blantyre, April 25, 2019. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has encouraged smallholder famers in the country to venture into Quail Farming. In an Interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Blantyre Wednesday, Public Relations Officer in the Ministry, Hamilton Chimala said currently poultry farming especially the non-conventional was…
Lilongwe, April 23, 2019: Malawi is still falling to reach 100, 000 metric tonnes production of cotton seed despite a number of interventions. Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) Executive director, Cosmas Luwanda revealed this Thursday in Lilongwe during a press briefing on the day of opening season for cotton marketing.…
Lilongwe, April 23, 2019: Cotton marketing season has open and will run for 90 calendar days, Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) has disclosed. CCM Executive director, Cosmas Luwanda made the announcement Thursday in Lilongwe during a media briefing on the opening of the cotton marketing season. He said buying of…
Blantyre, April 18, 2019: Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring the country retains its food security status through irrigation farming.                                                                                                        Minister for Agriculture and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha made the commitment on Wednesday during the official commissioning of Bwanje Irrigation Scheme in the area of Traditional Authority Nkhulambe…

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STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

CONSOLIDATING OUR GAINS FOR RAPID TRANSFORMATION. STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI On the occasion of the STATE OPENING OF THE 1ST MEETING IN THE 48TH SESSION OF PARLIAMENT Madam Speaker, we come to this house every fiv...