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BLANTYRE, June 13, 2018: An Ugandan Pavilion was the centre of attraction on Tuesday at the 2018 International Community Based Adaptation (CBA12) conference currently underway in Lilongwe when the Reproductive Health of Uganda showcased climate change condoms for climate adaptation. The condoms were introduced two years ago as one of…
Blantyre, June 13: Experts have expressed different views over the rate of illegal killing of wild animals in both government and privately managed game reserves and protected areas. On its part, government says the rate of poaching has reduced in all the game reserves especially in areas under the management…
BLANTYRE, June 13: Government says it will continue to increase resilience and empower smallholder farmers to adapt to effects of climate change considering that only households with increased access to information through extension services were more likely to have better coping mechanisms. Chief Director in the Ministry of Natural Resources,…
Blantyre, June 13: Experts have warned that unless countries use climate technologies as a tool to enable communities to adapt to climate change, resilience building will still be problematic among farmers. This has been said by Climate Change Experts in Lilongwe in an ongoing Community Based Adaptations Conference (CBA) 12…
Nsanje, June 13: Nsanje’s Senior Chief Malemia has stressed on the need for traditional leaders to take a leading role in protecting forest reserves to avoid depletion of natural resources. The Senior Chief made the remarks Monday during district’s Local Forestry Management Board (LFMB) which oversees management of the Matandwe…
Lilongwe, June 4: Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) in collaboration with SAFINTRA world class roofing and steel in the country has said they are committed to conserve the environment in the country. EBAFOSA and SAFINTRA world class proofing and steel made remarks Sunday during Ecosystem Based Adaptation…
Mulanje, June 1, 2018: Plans are in final stages for the magnificent Mulanje Mountain conservation to be managed by ten government departments and other private institutions, Malawi News Agency has learnt. Deputy Director in the Forestry Department, Dr. Tembo Chanyenga revealed the development during a Mulanje District Executive Committee meeting…
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…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...