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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…
Lilongwe, May 29, 2018: Minister of Agriculture Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha has warned Seed Companies in the country that they risk being closed down if found selling fake or counterfeit seeds to farmers. He sounded the waning Monday during the launch of National Seed Policy at Bingu International…
Blantyre, May 28, 2018: Blantyre District Council through the agriculture sector has urged farmers to grow sorghum as an alternative to maize to avert persistent food insecurity situations.  Blantyre Environmental District Officer, Maxwell Mbulaje made the appeal on Friday during a field demonstration where farmers from Lirangwe Extension Planning Area…
Lilongwe, May 28, 2018: Government has said the development of seed industry is essential to farmers in providing quality seed which can boost productivity in the agricultural sector in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha   said this Monday during the launch of National Seed Policy…
Salima, May 25, 2018: In a bid to fight child labour in tobacco farms and keep under age children in school, Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) has launched an awareness campaign in Salima District. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA), TAMA communications officer, Sam Kalimba said it has…
Lilongwe, May 25: Ministry of Agricultural Irrigation and Water Development believes that the development of the new Cotton strategy would help to improve the production of the crop in the country. Director of Crop development in the Ministry of agricultural irrigation and water development, Dr Geoffrey Ching’oma said this Thursday…

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Mchinji’s model farm

Mchinji’s model farm

Lilongwe, May 11, 2020:In Mchinji District, about 100 kilometres west of Lilongwe City, lies a 56-acre farm flourishing with a diversity of crops, trees, fruits and vegetables. The farm, known as Permaculture Paradise Institute, is a wonder and refuge to many people. Over 200 types of food crops, b...