05 August 2020
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BALAKA, June 22, 2018: Director of Agriculture and Extension Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Jeromy Nkhoma has advised farmers in Balaka to practice manure making and fodder preservation to increase agricultural productivity. Nkhoma made the appeal on Thursday at Group Village Kwitanda when he…
Lilongwe, June 20: A local seed manufacturing company, Peacock Seeds, donated hybrid maize seed to fifty farmers in Nchinji district on Monday to enable them do winter cropping in a bid to make them economically stable and mitigate the effects of adverse weather conditions.  The farmers, drawn from Chioshya Extension…
Lilongwe, June 13, 2018: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha has urged the private sector to invest in agriculture to help improve productivity in the sector. The minister made the call on Wednesday when he presided over the official launch of the National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP)…
BLANTYRE, June 13: Affected districts of foot and mouth disease on Saturday got a sigh of relief as government rolled out vaccination of the disease to prevent further occurrence. The Trivalent Foot and mouth vaccine arrived in the country on Friday from Botswana and distribution of the same started on…
Rome, June 6, 2018:  A new financial agreement signed Wednesday between International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Government of Republic of Malawi will help more than 437,000 rural households improve their access to financial services nationwide. The agreement for the Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprise Programme…
Blantyre, June 4: Blantyre Agriculture District and Development (BLADD) said small holders famers need to be encouraged to domesticate cattle for increase milk production in the district. Programmes Manager for BLADD, Eric Haramani said Monday during the commemoration of the world Milk day which was held at Sedi ADMARC ground…
Zomba, June 2, 2018: The fishing communities around Lake Chilwa should brace for tough times as the duration for fish breeding season has been extended from three months to a year. The decision was arrived at by Lake Chilwa’s three councils of Zomba, Machinga and Phalombe on Thursday. During the…
Lilongwe, June 3, 2018: Member of Parliament for Mangochi Monkey Bay Constituency, Ralph Joomo said it is wrong for some quarters to think that Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) is not having impact to lives of many Malawians in the country. He made the remarks Thursday in Lilongwe during the…
Blantyre, May 28, 2018: Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday expressed disappointment on the quality of leaf that has been brought on the market which has seen the country realizing less money from this year's tobacco selling season. TAMA was reacting to the K 78.9 million that the country…
Lilongwe, May 29:  Seeded Traders Association in Malawi has asked the government to development a new Seed Act in order to compliment the new seed policy that has just being launched. Chairperson for Seed Traders Association in Malawi, John Lungu made the request during the official launch of the new…

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Dykes facilitating settlement in disaster prone areas

Dykes facilitating settlement in disaster prone areas

Phalombe, August 4, 2020: Zainab Maida and her family could still have been holding double temporary-settlements if the community did not make any effort in the management of a dyke constructed in her area in 2012. For the past 10 years, she has been in marriage, the 40-year-old mother of five cont...