19 April 2019
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Mzuzu, March 21, 2019:  Fish Farming is a viable business as it pays back the fixed cost within one production year, a fisheries officer has said. Mzuzu Fish Farming Course Centre Manager, David Mbamba said an investment in a one-hectare pond cost about K9 million and it produces six tonnes…
Lilongwe, March 13, 2019: Farmers in Dowa District have said they are enjoying huge profits with their crops following the coming in of a project called Market-oriented Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promotion (MA-SHEP) which is being implemented in the district by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under the Embassy of…
Blantyre, March 7, 2019: Germany Cooperation for International Development (GIZ) through Aquaculture Value Chain for Higher Income and Food Security Project (AVCP) has embarked on a programme that will enhance fish farming in Blantyre. Speaking during a project presentation District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting on Thursday, Project Coordinator for Southern…
Kasungu, March 7, 2019: Farmers in Group Village Headman (GVH) Gogode in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kaomba in Kasungu have commended pit planting method saying it has boosted crop production in the area.   Through the method, farmers dig planting stations and fill them with compost manure or…
Mwanza, March 7, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said it is impressed with farmers’ response to modern farming methods, a development which has led to bumper yields expected this year. Director of Human Resources, Martha Mtenje made the observation on Friday at an agriculture fair held…
Blantyre, March 6, 2019: Malawi Confederations of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has organized a farmers market from March 2, 2019 at the Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), MCCCI Communications Manager, Millie Kasunda said this will be the second farmers…
Blantyre, March 1, 2019: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation andWater Development estimates that this year’s maize production will be at 3,387,587 metric tons, representing a 25.6 percent increase in production as compared to the 2017/2018 final round estimate of 2,697,959 metric tons. The production increase was mentioned during the 2018/2019…
Lilongwe, February 28, 2019: Malawi Government says through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has managed to eradicate the Fall Army worm outbreaks in the 2018-2019 farming season. The fall army worm, which has been so destructive to the staple grain-maize, affected three districts of Salima, Balaka and…
Karonga, February 26, 2019: Greenbelt Authority has threatened to relocate K800 million Illora-Nthola-Ngosi irrigation scheme project in Karonga, to undisclosed place, amid community denial to offer land for implementation. Greenbelt Authority Public Relations Officer (PRO), Maganizo Mazeze told the media in Karonga Friday, that the project has support in the…
Blantyre, February 4, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has expressed need for concerted efforts for the agricultural commercialisation to be successful in the country. Agricultural Commercialisation Project (AGCOM) Coordinator in the ministry, Ted Nankhumwa made the remarks in Blantyre during an interface meeting with the private sector…

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Making learning exciting through MESIP

Making learning exciting through MESIP

Mangochi, April 15, 2019: Like the rest of the girls in her class, reaching Standard 8 was the most exciting experience for 15-year-old Hajira, a learner at Nansato Primary School under Chiponde Zone in Mangochi District. For a girl facing the realities of life that come with puberty, Hajira and th...