22 March 2019
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Mangochi, May 31, 2018: First Lady Madame Professor Gertrude Mutharika is expected to preside over a cleanliness and awareness week to be launched in Mangochi in July this year (2018), Malawi News Agency has learnt. Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust Chairperson for Mangochi, Mohamed Ajusa Jabulani made the disclosure on Wednesday…
Nsanje, June 1, 2018: Malawi Red Cross Society says Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA) is crucial in empowering community members to identify safe shelter-related problems existing in communities in case of natural and manmade disasters. The organization’s Communications Manager, Felix Washon in an interview on Thursday said communities…
Lilongwe, May 30, 2018: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining has organized a National Adaptation Symposium which is under way at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe with the aim to showcase climate change interventions among other activities. The symposium, which runs from Wednesday to Thursday, has…
Rumphi, June 1, 2018: Director of Forestry in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Dr. Clement Chilima has expressed disappointment with increased depletion of forest reserves in Rumphi District. Chilima was speaking recently after touring some natural regenerated forests and woodlots in the district. He said sustainability of…
Mzuzu, June 2, 2018: Timange Community Based Organisation (CBO) of Nkhata Bay District has embarked on a distribution exercise of energy saving stoves dabbed Chitetezo Mbaula to communities of Kanthete in the area of Traditional Authority Kabunduli in the district. Speaking Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News Agency, the…
Lilongwe, June 2, 2018: National Oil Company of Malawi Limited (NOCMA) is championing efforts that will make communities around its fuel reserves facilities more responsible in reducing risks that may cause fire outbreaks. On Friday, NOCMA held a capacity building meeting with traditional leaders around its Kanengo fuel reserves premises…
Karonga, May 28, 2018: Moravian Church in Malawi has condemned the smuggling of charcoal into neighbouring Tanzania, saying the practice is contributing to deforestation in the country. The church’s head of programmes in Malawi, Jonas Nyangwe, made the remarks recently in an interview after visiting some of the areas in…
Chikwawa, May 29, 2018: Chikwawa District Forestry Office (DFO) has confiscated over 1, 500 bags of illegally produced charcoal in a deliberate attempt to control environmental degradation, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. In an interview with Mana on Monday at the Boma, Chikwawa District Forestry Officer, Hector Nkawihe said…
Blantyre, May 29, 2018: Blantyre District Council has embarked on forest regeneration and water table retention campaign as one way of effective and sustainable management of the environment. The aim of the campaign is to see more existing indigenous shrubs grow into big and thick forests and help improve the…
Salima, May 28, 2018: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Masi, has told journalists that Malawi Rural Electrification Program (MAREP) phase 8 is an important program despite the continued challenges in energy generation. The minister spoke to journalists after officially commissioning MAREP 8 at Chinguluwe Primary School in…

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Focus on dwindling wheat farming

Focus on dwindling wheat farming

Karonga, March 19, 2019: Wheat demand is over 100, 000 metric tons per year in Malawi but the country is failing to produce locally to meet the demand for the major raw material for bread and cake flour production. Locally, wheat is favourably grown in Mzimba, Rumphi, Mwanza, Neno, Mangochi, Mulanj...