21 August 2018
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Lilongwe April 22, 2018: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development on Friday said it has enhanced roles for farmers in the 2017-2018 cotton marketing season. Executive Director for Cotton Malawi, Cosmas Luwanda told the press that the marketing season will open on April 27, 2018 and will run for…
Nsanje, April 21, 2018: Fishermen along the Shire River and other fishing grounds in Nsanje District are using mosquito nets for fishing which worries the fisheries officials as it is depleting fish species. Assistant District Fisheries Officer, Daniel Binga in an interview on Friday said the population of the fishermen…
Thyolo, April 20, 2018: Thyolo District Animal Health and Livestock Development Officer (DAHLDO), Mckinley Gudubuza on Thursday expressed concern over inadequate vaccine to arrest lumpy skin disease outbreak which has hit dairy farmers in the district. According to DAHLDO, the disease has so far attacked over 1,110 cows in Matapwata,…
  Nkhata Bay, April 20, 2018: Over 300 hectares of crops in Nkhata Bay District have been washed away by flush floods due to continuous heavy rains that hit the district for the past five days. Speaking Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News Agency, Nkhata Bay District Agriculture Development…
  Lilongwe, April 19, 2018: Over 50 000 women farmers from six districts of the country stand to be equipped with skills to help them withstand adverse effects of climate change once the five year US$ 13.3 million Gender Climate and Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP) under NEPAD Agency rolls into…
  Chikwawa, April 18, 2018: One of the senior chiefs in Chikwawa District has expressed satisfaction on the progress at which the Shire Valley Transformation Program (SVTP) formerly known as Shire Valley Irrigation Project (SVIP) was making. Speaking in an interview on Monday, Senior Chief Ngabu of Chikwawa said the…
Ntchisi April 13, M2018: National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) has urged stakeholders in the agriculture sector in Ntchisi district to be innovative to ensure that farmers increase their productivity despite challenges facing them. NASFAM Climate Smart Agriculture Project Coordinator, Fraser Mataya made the call Thursday when his organization…
  Ntcheu, April 10, 2018. Ntcheu District Council Chairperson Councilor, Shimita Njobvu has asked farmers in the district to establish farmer field schools so as to promote new farming technologies. Speaking during an agricultural field show at Kankhuni village in Traditional Authority Mpando in the district, he  said agriculture activities…
  Chikwawa, April 9, 2018: Over 117 youth clubs drawn from different primary and secondary schools are said to have been equipped and sensitized in environmental conservation practices in Chikwawa, last year alone, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. Chikwawa District Land Resources Conservation Officer, Ackim Dickson told Mana Monday…
  Chikwawa, April 9, 2018: Youth Economic and Social Network (YESA), a local non – governmental organisation in Chikwawa says irrigation remains the only hope for youth empowerment in the district. YESA is implementing a three year project aimed at achieving improving the economic status of the youth in the…

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Improved roads for boosting economic activities

 Improved roads for boosting economic activities

Lilongwe, August 20: Joseph Pamtunda, 22, takes a comfortable lean on his bicycle and looks out with admiration to the construction works taking place to some area close to his home village. In front of him is a new road under construction where a new bridge with silver metals sparkle with majestic...