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Lilongwe, February 23, 2018: Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) will embark on a project to cost over US$100 million on Water and Sanitation with the aim of improving water supply and hygiene within Lilongwe City. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for LWB, Engineer Alfonso Chikuni revealed this Friday during a Media orientation…
Lilongwe, 19 February 2018: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has called on all stakeholders to speed up the processes in the development of a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Source Book for Primary Schools. Principal Inspector of Schools in the Department of Inspection and Advisory Services under MoEST, Jennings…
Phalombe, February 18, 2018: Red Cross Society of Malawi has reiterated on the importance of providing community-based Disaster Response Teams with necessary working materials for them to ably assist people during disasters. Programmes Manager for Building a Resilient Malawi project at Red Cross, Martha Kachikoti said this on Friday at…
Machinga, February 16, 2018: Machinga District Forestry Officer Harry Chalira on Thursday disclosed that the district is targeting to plant 3 million trees during this year’s tree planting season. Speaking during a tree planting exercise at Mwamadi community ground, Chalira said the council has so far planted over 2, 500.000…
Dedza 16 February 2018: Export Development Fund (EDF) has donated 16,000 tree seedlings to eight schools in Mtakataka-Dedza in an effort to increase vegetative cover and reduce incidents of floods in the district. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) after a district tree planting exercise that took…
Nsanje, February 16, 2018: The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has underscored the need to provide Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) capacity building to the local communities as they are the drivers of disaster resilience. Nsanje MRCS District Project Officer, Patricia Gadi said this in an interview with the Malawi News Agency…
Mzimba, February 16, 2018:  Inkosi Mabilabo of Mzimba District has made a strong directive that every village headman in his area must own a woodlot, an initiative aimed at bringing back lost vegetation the area used to enjoy years back. Inkosi Mabilabo sounded the order on Wednesday during district launch…
  Mzimba, February 16, 2018: Mzimba Chief, Inkosi Mabilabo, has coaxed nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) operating in his area to seriously consider implementing strategic programs which can alleviate poverty among his subjects. Inkosi Mabilabo made the appeal Tuesday during district launch of the tree planting season held at Santa Roman Catholic…
  Lilongwe, February 15, 2018: The European Union (EU) and Communities in the area of Senior Chief Kaluluma in Kasungu district on Wednesday planted over 4,000 trees to curb environmental degradation in the area. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) EU Ambassador to Malawi, Marchel Gerrmann,…
Chikwawa, February 15, 2018: Authorities in Chikwawa have spelt the need for communities to intensify tree regeneration activities in the district to achieve meaningful and sustainable forest cover. Chikwawa District Forestry Officer, Hector Nkawihe, said in interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Thursday that regeneration of the already existing…

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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,...