19 February 2018
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    Nsanje, June 5, 2015: Farmers in Nsanje District can now breathe a sigh of relief as they are to benefit from an USD 11.5 Million (About K5 Billion ) five year project dubbed United in Building and Advancing Life Expectations (UBALE) that has been rolled out in the…
  Chitipa, June 1, 2015: Karonga Agricultural Development Division (KRADD) has ruled out the possibility of food shortage in Chitipa despite being one of the districts which were hit by the dry spell that subsequently affected crop yields in the 2014-2015 growing season. Speaking to Mana Monday on the sidelines…
    Lilongwe, June 2, 2015: Lilongwe University of Science and Technology (LUANAR) first year students in Veterinary medicine are on a ten day long training which is expected to equip them with fundamentals of veterinary practice in domesticated animals among others. The training has been organised by the Lilongwe…
Blantyre, June 1:  Mosanto Malawi has encouraged farmers in the country to plant hybrid maize seeds as they are resilient to unfavourable weather conditions and would enable them yield more for both domestic and commercial purposes.   The company’s Sales and Marketing officer for the south, Denis Kachikho made the…
  Chisiye (l) admiring pig farming by Gezala Wande -Pic by Gladys Kamakanda Lilongwe, May 18, 2015: Community Savings Investment Promotion (COMSIP) project aimed at improving the socio-economic wellbeing of local population is implementing projects that will improve the lives of people who are economically poor.   The project is…
    Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza - File Photo   Lilongwe, May 12, 2015: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza, says his Ministry has lined up a number of measures to remedy the hunger fears in the country after the…
A bumper harvest of maize Blantyre, May 8: One of the hybrid maize seed producers, Monsanto Malawi Limited has advised farmers to follow modern farming techniques as one way of increasing crop production.  The company’s Sales and Marketing Officer Dennis Kachikho advised the farmers on Wednesday during a field visit…
Project Manager for Concern World Wide inspecting conservation agriculture maize field - Pic by Kondwani Chitosi Lilongwe, May 3: Farmers who practice conservation agriculture in areas of Traditional Authorities Kabudula and Chitukula in Lilongwe are set to harvest 492 tons of maize this harvest season, a repeat of 2013/2014 season…
Misa Malawi Chairperson Thom Khanje - File Photo Mzuzu, May 3: Peacock Seeds has donated maize seeds to National Media Institute of Southern Africa (Namisa) as part of World Press Freedom Day celebrations. Peacock seeds has donated its CAP9001 worth K500, 000 which has a yield potential up to 14…
    Thyolo, April 27, 2015: Heifer International Malawi Programs Manager Gilbert Banda says shortage of assistant veterinary officers has negatively affected milk production in Thyolo. Banda made the remarks recently at Mangunda bulking group when the organisation donated bicycles, drugs, drugs boxes and sprayers to community animal health workers…

Features

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Blantyre, February, 18, 2018: For more than two decades, cotton production has been the mainstay of agricultural practice for Dymex Funsani from Maitoni Village, Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka District. Growing over 13 hectares of the crop, the proceeds have always been inspiring and fr...