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Poor road network to some attractive areas affect tourism business at the plateau Zomba, May 27: Stakeholders have instituted a taskforce to facilitate the preservation and promotion of Zomba plantation area, an ecological centre for the former Capital City.  The taskforce is expected to deal with such challenges as illegal…
Elephants are one of the targets of poachers Lilongwe, May 27: The Illegal Wildlife Review Report which has been launched recently will help Government develop its Illegal Wildlife Trade Action Plan in the fight against wildlife crimes.  The report was produced on behalf of Department of National Parks and Wildlife…
ICRAF, WVM and Government officials group photo during the project  launching ceremony - Pic by Maston Kaiya Lilongwe, May 13: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in conjunction with World Vision Malawi (WVM) on Monday launched a 3 year forestry management project funded by the European Union (EU) to the tune of…
    Lilongwe, May 12, 2015: The Principal Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Kester Kaphaizi has expressed concern over Malawi's deforestation rate which is ranked first (1st ) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Kaphaizi made the remarks on Monday at Cross Roads…
No misuse of resources: Msaka Machinga, May 8: Government has welcomed the five new United States Agency for International Development-USAID supported integrated economic growth projects with an assurance of prudence in  using the resources. US Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer launched the US$140 million worth of projects Wednesday morning at…
NICE Executive Director, Ollen Mwalubunju Karonga, May 8: People from the area of Group Village Headman Kayelekera in Karonga have asked National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) to have a meeting with the councillor and Member of Parliament (MP) of the area and remind them to fulfill promises they made…
Palmer: Projects developed jointly with Malawi - File Photo Machinga May 8: Washington, through the United States Agency for International Development-USAID has launched five projects in Machinga, Balaka and Lilongwe Rural focusing on climate change, biodiversity and agribusiness.  The projects, Protecting Ecosystems and Restoring Forests in Malawi-PERFORM, Fisheries Integration of…
SAVING ENVIRONMENT: Lilongwe District Forest Officers destroying charcoal kiln in Dzalanyama Forest - Pic  by Kondwani Chitosi Nsanje, April 25: To reduce the burden on the environment due to careless cutting down of trees for charcoal, Concern Worldwide has embarked on a campaign encouraging and training people in Nsanje to start…
Collapsed house due to floods - File Photo Mzuzu, April 24: SOS Children’s Village Wednesday donated various relief items to 24 families affected by a hailstorm and floods in February in Mzuzu City. The hailstorm and floods destroyed homes in the townships of Masasa, Chiputula and Zolozolo in the city.…
Was briefed: Paramount Chief Kyungu Karonga April 23: Few months after Paladin Africa Limited differed with civil society organizations (CSOs) and some chiefs in Karonga over the disposition of uranium wastes into public water, the company has started discharging the effluent into Sere River.  Paladin Africa Limited, a member of…

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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,...