05 August 2020
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Lilongwe, July 29, 2019: In efforts to address challenges faced in managing the fisheries sector, the Department of Fisheries has adopted the Ecosystems Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) which aims at restoring the diversity of fish species. The EBFM approach takes the whole environment into consideration by integrating management of forests,…
Balaka, July 29, 2019: Communities around Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka have hailed the Women Legal Resources Centre (WOLREC) for a business fair which has potential to connect them to markets. Speaking Tuesday at a business fair which took place at Kankao Trading Centre where farmers who work in clusters…
Chiradzulu, July 24, 2019: Red potato farmers in Chiradzulu have expressed gratitude to United Purpose (UP) for equipping them with skills and materials for them to be economically dependent. Chairperson for Nkalo Lead Farmers Network, Wyson Idi from Tambala Village made the remarks on Friday at Sub-Traditional Authority Maoni and…
Chikwawa, July 24, 2019: Farmers under Group Village Head Muonda in Senior Chief Chapananga were on Friday challenged to take agriculture as business and not merely a source of food.   The call was made during campaign launch for Manure Utilization, Irrigation and Feed Preservation Program.   Speaking during the…
Mwanza, July 22, 2019: Agricultural stakeholders in Mwanza have been asked to assist farmers to find markets for their crops so that benefits of their toil in farming are realized. The call was made by District Council Chairperson for Mwanza, Councillor Bellon Kasambwe during the Manure, Irrigation and Feed Preservation…
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…

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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...