17 January 2019
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Lilongwe, October 18, 2018: Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization MUSCO-SACCO will this year donate pigs worth K2Million to Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) from Traditional Authorities (T/As) Chadza and Chiseka in Mitundu, Lilongwe district. The organization will handover the pigs on October 20, 2018…
Blantyre, October 18, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has urged farmers in the country to plant crops that can withstand harsh weather conditions as one way of averting the looming dry spell which is feared may affect the southern region and parts of the central region. Public…
Machinga, September 23, 2018: Machinga District Council recently partnered with Emmanuel International to hold a district-agriculture fair where small scale farmers interfaced with potential buyers and financial institutions. The two-day fair ran from Wednesday to Thursday under the theme, 'Access to finance, value addition and markets- a key to improved…
Lilongwe, September 21, 2018: Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has set October 8, 2018 as the day for the official launch of this year’s distribution exercise of Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) coupons in Mangochi District. Speaking to the press Friday after receiving four million…
Blantyre, September 15, 2018: Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has said very few people are coming out to register in the on-going voter registration exercise for the May 21, 2019 polls as compared to previous years. MEC Board Chairperson, Jane Ansah expressed concern on Friday in an interview with Malawi News…
Blantyre, September 14, 2018: Farmers from various agriculture cooperatives from across the country are showcasing various success stories which they are attributing to team work. The Shire River Basin Consortium is one of the organizations supporting various farm organizations to enhance their economic stand and in the process address food…
  Blantyre, September 14, 2018: Fruittreegrowersin Blantyre have been equipped with grafting techniques in an attempt to meaningfully transform their general livelihoods, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. Senior Anti-Charcoal law enforcing for the South Zone Forestry Office, Irate Mlonda said the Department engaged farmers in a fruit grafting exercise…
Ntcheu, September 12, 2018: The Environmental District Officer (EDO) for Ntcheu, Hellen Nyirenda says exchange visits for farmers are a vital tool for learning and sharing of best practices. Nyirenda made the remarks in Zomba during a three-day learning visit for farmers from Ntcheu and Nkhata Bay to Machinga and…
Blantyre, September 9, 2018: Farmers around Traditional Authorities (TAs) Lundu and Chigaru in Blantyre have commended Foundation for Irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) for transforming their lives through its Integrated Approaches to Natural Resources Management and Conservation (INACOSH) project. The three year project which started in 2015 was implemented with…
Thyolo, September 8, 2018: Thyolo Agricultural Development Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) Unit Marketing Officer, Vincent Liwonde on Thursday said his office is registering a decrease in its maize sales as most people in the district opt to buy the grain from vendors.   He said the situation has forced them to start…

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Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Blantyre, January 11, 2018: Government has said it has drilled eight high yielding boreholes around Mpira Dam catchment area to address water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu districts which came as a result of drying up of the dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, director o...