29 September 2020
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  Lilongwe, September 21, Mindful that some farmers cannot buy fertilizer even at  K4,495.00 a bag, two agricultural-based organisations, Yara International and Bayer Limited have ganged up to distribute free fertilizer and seed respectively to at least 50, 000 vulnerable farmers in the country. Yara International will distribute 100, 000…
Dowa, September 17, In a bid to reduce the cost incurred by associations and cooperatives when transporting maize to ADMARC depots, government through the Ministry of Agriculture has increased the selling price of maize for cooperatives and associations. The new price has been increased to K215.00 per kilogram from K200.00…
Blantyre, September 13, 2020:District Commissioner (DC) for Blantyre, Burnet Nkasala has urged Councils in the southern region to collaborate and coordinate with relevant stakeholders in order to make the newly introduced K160.2 billion worth Affordable Inputs Program (AIP) a success. He said Friday during a regional briefing AIP in Blantyre…
Ntchisi, September 10, 2020: In an effort to address the shortage of field extension workers across Malawi, government through the Department of Agriculture Extension Services and the ministry of agriculture says it will soon start hiring extension workers with the aim of filling gaps that have existed due to scarcity…
Mulanje, August 27, Members of Tiyanjane Savings and Loan Group in Mphaya Village in Traditional Authority Nkanda in Mulanje have hailed Community Savings and Investment Promotion (Comsip) for improving their living standards. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) during a monitoring visit on Wednesday, Secretary for Tiyanjane Savings…
Lilongwe, August 24, 2020: Agriculture Commercialization (AGCOM) has encouraged youths to venture into agribusiness so that they can assist government in creating one million jobs. National Project Coordinator for AGCOM, Teddie Oliver Nakhumwa said this on Thursday during a media briefing at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe. He…
Chikwawa, August 24, 2020: M’bande Village communities in Traditional Authority Maseya in Chikwawa can now afford a smile after realising bumper harvest from the irrigation farming they are undertaking in their area. Doing their agricultural activities under M’bande Irrigation Scheme using organic manure, the 186 farmers have, for the past…
Karonga, August 23, Mana: Due to inadequate markets for farm produce, Ministry of Agriculture has advised farmers across the country to embark on market based farming as an intervention to the challenge. Farmers have for a long time been complaining of lack of markets for their produce, a trend which…
Karonga, August 23, 2020: Ministry of Agriculture says it will use the existing farm families’ data base in implementing the Affordable Input Program which will see about 4.2 million farming families benefiting from the K4,900.00 per 50 Kg bag fertilizer. This was disclosed recently by the Agriculture Minister, Lobin Lowe…
Chikwawa, August 22, 2020: M’bande Irrigation Scheme farmers in Chikwawa have complained of poor access to markets to sale their produce saying it has greatly affected production. The women farmers operating under Namatope Cooperative through an irrigation scheme in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Maseya in the district disclosed…
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