23 April 2019
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Lilongwe, December 19, 2018. Youth Empowerment and Mindset Change Initiative (YEMIC), a Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUARNAR) student organization, on Saturday organized a panel discussion and exhibitions with the aim of sharing knowledge on how they can embrace agriculture as a business. In an interview with Malawi…
Blantyre, December 14, 2018: Master of Science in Animal Science students from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), have organized a pig training on session scheduled to take place on December 15, 2018 at Bwaila Secondary School in Lilongwe. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on…
Blantyre, December 07, 2018: Programme Manager for Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLAAD), Erick Haraman has advised farmers in the division to follow all crop husbandry practices such as weeding for high productivity. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Thursday in Blantyre, Haraman said: “Weeding prevents competition…
Blantyre, December 07, 2018: About 45 per cent of the fertilizers required for Farm Inputs Subsidy Program (FISP) have been accessed by farmers in the country, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has said. The ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Hamilton Chimala, told Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday that…
Blantyre, December 06, 2018: Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) says early crop planting rains which have soaked all areas in the division have led to an impressive germination percentage. BLADD Planning Officer responsible for Agriculture Production Estimates, Patrick Alufandika made the disclosure on Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News…
Lilongwe, December 4, 2018: Soybean farmers in Lilongwe and Mangochi districts say they are able to almost double their annual harvest since they were introduced to inoculant technology being upscaled by USAID-funded Feed the Future Malawi Ag Diversification Activity (AgDiv). Inoculants are bacteria that help fix atmospheric nitrogen in the…
Kasungu, November 30, 2018: World Agro forestry Centre (ICRAF) has urged farmers in the country to embrace the use of compost and organic manure in their farms to realize bumper harvests and achieve food security in their households. ICRAF Malawi Representative, Isaac Nyoka said on Wednesday in Kasungu farmers should…
Mzuzu, November, 28, 2018: Lunyangwa Research Station has warned farmers in the country to take caution as they want to purchase various seeds for the 2018-19 growing season to avoid buying fake seeds. The Research Station has noted that some unscrupulous seed dealers are taking advantage of unsuspecting farmers to…
Mulanje, November 28, 2018: Adventist Development Relief Agency (ADRA) Malawi has advised farmers in Mulanje District to practice climate smart agriculture (CSA) as a way of mitigating the impact of climate change on crop production. The advice comes following a report from the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services…
Blantyre, November 28, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has advised fertilizer suppliers in the country to sell the recommended fertilizer that was agreed in the just awarded FISP contracts. Speaking to Malawi News Agency on Monday, Public Relations Officer for the Ministry, Hamilton Chimala said the warning…

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Arresting electoral violence

Arresting electoral violence

Chikwawa, April 23, 2019: For people of Nsanje Lalanje Constituency, October 17, 2017 by-election is one scenario among many where political violence marred electoral process. Due to political intolerance among some supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP), v...