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Balaka, July 22, 2019: Farmers in Balaka have been urged to embrace the use of manure and fodder to boost their agricultural production in a bid to realize bumper harvest in light of effects of climate change. Balaka District Council chairperson, Stevie Sauka gave the encouragement on Friday at Liwonde…
Phalombe, July 22, 2019: One of the donors to Oxfam-Malawi, Jim Kraft has expressed satisfaction over the organization's successful implementation of a nine-month long humanitarian project in Phalombe District.   In an interview on Thursday Kraft told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that he was satisfied with the interventions that his…
Chitipa, July 18, 2019: Karonga Agriculture Development Division (ADD) has warned farmers in Chitipa against using banana suckers from other districts to prevent banana bunchy top disease. Karonga ADD Deputy Programme Manager, Enock Mzembe, issued the warning Wednesday at Ibanda in Chitipa where the ADD launched its three-step campaign. The…
Karonga, July 11, 2019: United States African Development Foundation (USADF), an independent agency of the United States government, has awarded Kaporo Smallholder Farmers Association (KASFA) a grant of K 178, 330,191. USADF Country Programme Coordinator for Malawi, Lynda Ndovie Jere made the announcement Wednesday in Karonga with a call that…
Blantyre, July 11, 2019. Farmers who have access to irrigation in wetlands within Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) are said to be yielding the best out of their winter cropping activities with support from Plan International amongst other partners. BLADD Programme Manager, Erick Haraman said this on Wednesday in Blantyre…
Chiradzulu, July 9, 2019: Government will introduce Financial Access for Rural Markets Smallholders and Enterprises (FARMSE) in Chiradzulu to increase access to and use of a range of sustainable financial services by rural households and micro, medium and small enterprises. Programme Coordinator for FARMSE, Dixon Ngwende made the remarks on…
Dedza, July 3, 2019: In an effort to combat diseases which have been hampering potato yields for the past two years in Dedza, International Potato Centre (CIP) recently handed over disease resistant Irish potato seeds to ten farmers in the district. The farmers received the seed potatoes at a ceremony…
Lilongwe July 02, 2019: Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) through its report has urged government to commission money for early purchase of maize by ADMARC so that farmers should benefit. This came as a recommendation during CISANET validation and dialog meeting on the network's report dubbed the political economy of…
Blantyre, June 26, 2019: Ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and water development has expressed satisfaction with an increase in rice production in different areas of the country. With the cyclone ldai which hit most parts of the country, rice farmers were afraid that they may not grow enough rice. Speaking with…
Kasungu, June 24, 2019: Farmers Field Schools (FFS) have been described as crucial in the country’s agriculture development as they allow extension workers and scientists to work together in producing vital knowledge and localized solutions to problems. Director of Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Friday…

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Kakungu community embracing re-afforestation in the face of Climate Change

Kakungu community embracing re-afforestation in the face of Climate Change

Lilongwe, May 26, 2020:In the middle of Kakungu community lays a blossoming small forest of acacias trees. During dry season, the young forest stands as an island of green on a sea of brown. It was planted in 2014, as one of the ways of addressing the impacts of climate change that the community...