18 August 2018
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  Lilongwe, March 13, 2018: The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, (LUANAR) says value addition on agricultural products is one of the crucial areas to heavily explore for Malawi to achieve sustainable national development. This comes against the background that most agricultural produce continues to be sold raw,…
Nsanje, March 2, 2018: Vigorous community sensitisations by Nsanje Police on the effects of Gender Based Violence (GBV) are said to have contributed to the significant reduction of such cases in the district. Information in possession of Malawi News Agency shows that last year between January and February, Nsanje Police…
Lilongwe, March 4, 2018: Hermetic Bags storage technology is already being touted the most effective storage methodology compared to others that are being used by the country’s farmers, but it is yet to reach a majority of smallholder farmers who are the country’s chief producers of the staple grain, maize.…
  Ntchisi, February 23, 2018: Farmers of Kasonga Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Malenga in Ntchisi District have substituted the use of compost manure with human urine to fertilize their gardens and they say their maize yields are impressive. Members of Tazindikira, Mwalawatsidwi and Mtuwa Cooperatives in…
Lilongwe, February 21, 2018: Farm Radio Trust will carry out a three-year research study starting this year (2018) to find out how Information and Communication Technology (ICT) impacts on agricultural productivity in Malawi. The development came to light Wednesday in Lilongwe when the radio trust organised a consultative stakeholder session…
  Mzuzu, February 21, 2018: Nkhata Bay Prison says the prolonged dry spells will negatively affect maize production at their joint farm with Nkhata Bay District Hospital this year. The prison’s spokesperson, McDonald Migolo said in an interview Monday that close to three weeks had passed since the district received…
  Nsanje, February 13, 2018: Senior Irrigation Engineer for Nsanje, Edward Mkandawire has said efforts to promote irrigation farming in the district are being frustrated by floods which wash away the irrigation schemes almost every year. Mkandawire told Malawi News Agency (MANA) Thursday in an interview that the department of…
Lilongwe, February 10, 2018: LUANAR Veterinary Student Association (LUSVA) has committed itself to promoting veterinary welfare in Universities and other surrounding community technical colleges in the country. President of LUSVA, Gift Mkanthama said this Friday when Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) was donating Merck veterinary…
BLANTYRE, February 9, 2018: A total of 32,935 hectares of crops in Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) has been severely hit by the prolonged dry spell; rendering over 129,852 families vulnerable to food insecurity, Agriculture official has disclosed. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) Thursday, Blantyre Agriculture Development…
BLANTYRE, February 9, 2018:  The Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) says there is need for Malawi to start producing its own cotton seed that would suit her weather conditions to increase production. CCM Executive Director, Cosmas Luwanda told Mana in an interview Thursday that it is high time the country…

Features

500 smart villages receive satellite television access

500 smart villages receive satellite television access

Nkhata Bay, August 16, 2018: Isaac Damian of Chokola 1 village in traditional authority Tengani in Nsanje district and his family are speechless at what President Peter Mutharika and his government have done for them.    For the first time in their life, they have access to satellite televis...