19 February 2018
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A school boy plants trees - File Photo Mangochi, August 09, 2017: District Commissioner (DC) for Mangochi Reverend Moses Chimphepo has called on development partners in the district to support projects aimed at regenerating trees naturally for restoration of vegetative cover in overcoming environmental degradation. Chimphepo said this in an…
Blantyre August 8, 2017: Department of climate change and meteorological services (DCCMS) says most parts of the country would be experiencing windy conditions from Sunday, August 6 to August 10, 2017. The windy conditions will be followed by a likelihood of chilly weather conditions associated with patchy rain drizzle particularly…
Two felled trees in Mzuzu City - Pic by Bernard Mhone Mzuzu, August 8, 2017: MzuzuCity Council (MCC), in collaboration with the Department of Forestry, has warned against cutting of trees anyhow within the city, saying it is prohibited by law. According to the Forestry Act (1997), Environmental Management Act…
Charcoal burning is one of the major causes of deforestation - File Photo Mchinji, August 7, 2017:  Environmental officials in Mchinji have decried the cutting down of indigenous trees in Mchinji forest reserve, saying the forest is in danger of losing its natural trees. Acting district environmental officer for Mchinji…
Nsanje, August 7, 2017: Authorities in Nsanje are yet to address concerns from communities in nine villages under Senior Chief Malemia in the district who have been claiming they have had no access to safe drinking water since the country attained its independence in 1964.  An investigation by the Malawi…
Ntchisi, August 3, 2017: Ntchisi District Commissioner (DC) on Wednesday engaged all Non-Governmental Organisations in Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) projects in the district, to strategize on how the district would achieve its ambition of being declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by December 2017. “We invited all partners who are…
Project expected to control charcoal production Mangochi, July 27, 2017: The Social Economic Enhancement and Enterprise Development (Seeed) Malawi has encouraged people in Traditional Authority (TA) Jalasi in Mangochi to embrace decentralization process and take ownership of development plans in their communities. Executive Director for SEED Malawi Aggrey Mfune made…
Performance of girls in school affected Nkhotakota, July 27, 2017: After realizing that natural resources keep on depleting in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Mwansambo in Nkhotakota District, community members from this area under the leadership of their chief have decided to use cultural and traditional methods for preserving natural…
Blantyre, July 27, 2017: The Director for Meteorological Department Jolamu Nkhokwe says the nation should not worry on the prospect of a poor rainy season by basing on the current weather condition of dry winter which is being experienced in the most parts of the country. Nkhokwe made the remarks…
Lilongwe, July 26, 2017: The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM) in collaboration with Four Seasons Nursery has organized a public talk under the theme ‘Improved Energy Conservation Technologies in Malawi’ scheduled to take place on July 27, 2017. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday,…

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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...