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Lilongwe, April 17, 2018: The Youth under the banner of National Youth Network on Climate Change (NYNCC) have bemoaned their inadequate participation in the formulation of strategies that address issues of climate change.  The youths who have gathered at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe at the first ever Youth Conference on…
CHIKWAWA, April 16, 2018: Vendors plying various businesses inside Chikwawa Boma Market have complained over poor hygiene conditions that have rocked the market, a situation believed to have also been promoted by shortage of water and inadequate toilets. Chairman for the vendors at the market, Elliot Ngozo, said in an…
Nkhotakota, April 16, 2018: Persistent rains that have been falling in Nkhotakota during the past week have flooded most parts of the district leaving over 3000 people homeless, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. According to assessment documents made available to this reporter, over 527 houses have so far collapsed…
NSANJE, April 15, 2018: There is hope for improved economic development in Nsanje district following the integration of energy indicators into the Socio-Economic Profile (SEP) and the District Development Plans (DDP).  Director of Planning and Policy in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Moses Zuze said inclusion of…
Dedza, April 7, 2018: Department of Energy Affairs has stressed the need for councils to consider putting energy issues as a priority in their development plans. Speaking in Dedza on Friday during stakeholders meeting, Principal Energy Officer in the Department of Energy Affairs, Conwell Chisale said that when councils are…
NENO, April 05, 2018: A survey conducted by COPRED on availability, accessibility and utilization of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, has revealed that at least 45 percent of households in Traditional Authority Dambe in Neno use water from unsafe sources. The assessment conducted in January, 2018, targeted 3000 households,…
Blantyre, April 5, 2018: As the fight for climate change rages on across the world, the Ministry of Energy, Natural Resources and Mining has elected Chimaliro Natural Forest Reserve in Mzimba to be the Queens Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) in the country. Ministry of Energy, Natural Resources and Mining Public Relations…
  Kasungu, March 30, 2018: Faced with adverse effects of climate change and fall army worms (FAW), chiefs, Members of Parliament (MP), Councilors, government officials and other stakeholders converged at Kasungu Council Chamber on Wednesday to discuss the calamities. Organized by National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) the meeting…
  Mzimba, March 28, 2018: Paramount Chief M’mbelwa V of Mzimba District has piled the blame of encroachment and plundering of resources in Viphya Plantation on Raiply Company Limited’s tendency to sideline communities around the man-made forest. M’mbelwa made the open remarks Thursday during a tree-planting exercise at Elephant Rock…
  Mangochi, March 27, 2018: Senior Chief Nankumba of Mangochi has suspended seven group village heads over practices that contribute to environmental degradation in their respective areas, Malawi News Agency (MANA) has learned. The chief confirmed the development on Monday, saying four of the seven GVHs were suspended for using…

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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,...