Wednesday, 28 July 2021


Stakeholders brainstorm on resilience Agriculture
Written by Chimwemwe Njoloma
 Lilongwe, November 25, 2020: Ministry of Agriculture has commended stakeholders in the agricultural sector for creating a platform for strategic dialogue and evidence-based guidance responding proactively to emerging challenges the sector is facing. In the first quarter of the year, countries went into lockdown disrupting domestic production, except in the…
Stakeholders bang heads on Agriculture transformation
Written by Chimwemwe Njoloma

Lilongwe, November 15, Mana: Concerned sectors have embarked on providing in-depth analysis of the agriculture sector in contributing to national wealth creation as one of the pillars of the National Transformation 2063 in an effort to improve the agricultural sector in the country. National Planning Commission (NPC), Malawi Agriculture Policy…
Rumphi communities bemoan AIP implementation
Written by Zenaak Matekenya
Mzuzu, November 23, 2020: Communities designated to buy Affordable Inputs Program (AIP) commodities under Mphompha, Mhuju and other Extension Planning Areas (EPA) in Rumphi are worried with the delay in delivery of the fertilizer and seed in their areas saying further delay would soon make the road impassable due to…
Government ready to address AIP challenges
Written by Chimwemwe Mpande

 Machinga, November 18,2020: Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Agnes Nkusa Nkhoma, has assured people of Machinga that issues related to the affordable farm inputs  are being addressed. She said this on Friday during the launch of Machinga district clean-up campaign which took place at Liwonde township. Addressing the people who gathered…
Kulima Gold supervisor arrested for selling under weight
Written by Vincent Khonje

Kasungu, November 18, 2020. As the Agriculture Input Programme (AIP) continue to be rocked with problems, Police in Kasungu have arrested a supervisor of Chamama Kulima Gold selling depot for allegedly offering for sale underweight bags of fertilizer. The supervisor, identified as Kelson Chimphala, 26, was arrested after a team…
Goverment firms hold on AIP
 Written by Aisha Amidu

Lilongwe, November 12, 2020: Various ministries are now working together to protect the Affordable Input Programme (AIP) following allegations that there is abuse of resources in different areas where the programme has been allocated. The ministries include, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Civic…
Kulima Gold supervisor arrested for selling underweight fertilizer
Written by James Mwale
 Kasungu, November 13, 2020: As the Agriculture Input Programme (AIP) continues to be rocked by problems, Police in Kasungu have arrested a supervisor of Chamama Kulima Gold selling depot for allegedly offering for sale underweight bags of fertilizer. The supervisor, identified as Kelson Chimphala, 26, was arrested after a team…
Malawi commemorates world food day
Written by Daniel Namwini

Lilongwe, October 31, 2020:Malawi join the rest of the world in commemoration of World food and Africa day for food and nutrition security at Capital Hotel in Lilongwe. World food day is globally commemorated on October 16 and 30 every year in order to attract new commitments to achieve the…
AIP beneficiaries reduced to 3.6 million
Written by Tione Andiseni

Lilongwe, November 12, 2020:  Affordable Input Programme (AIP) database cleaning has reduced number of intended beneficiaries to 3, 675,972 from 4,279,100 for this year’s implementation process. Minister of Agriculture, Lobin Lowe disclosed this Thursday in Lilongwe during AIP Media briefing alongside Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako and Minister Civic Education…
AICC embarks on sustainable agricultural transformation programme
Written by Daniel Namwini

 Dowa, October 30, 2020: African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) has embarked on a four-year programme called sustainable food systems for rural resilience and transformation to improve livelihoods, food and nutrition security for 180,000 households in the country. Head of Programmes for AICC, Driana Lwanda disclosed the development during a…

Feature News

Whatsapp group donates a house
Kasungu, February 28, 2021: A Kasungu based group known as Support Agnes Foundation (SAF) which was formed out of a WhatsApp forum to support an orphaned girl, Agnes Magombo, 10, has handed over a modern house worth over K1 million to the little girl's family.


FISD the heart of life changing innovations

Lilongwe, November 6, 2020: Construction, solar and Irrigation, ground water exploration and drilling, mining, finance for agriculture development are the main five pivotal strategic units FISD has managed to change many lives for the better. “Multitudes of peoplefrom the rural community have all r...

Learning amidst Covid-19

Mchinji, October 28, 2020: Rose is a 16 year old girl in Mangochi in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chimwala. She is quite an ambitious girl, she wants to be a nurse when she completes her studies. Being the first born in a family of three, she is a rose in her family as her mother believe...

Lilongwe communities correcting environmental wrongs

Lilongwe, October 18, 2020:  Some communities in the country's capital, Lilongwe have realized the folly of wanton cutting down of trees, and are now putting things right. The locals in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Masumbankhunda are paying the price of their actions that have left them m...

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