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  Blantyre, September 3: Agricultural sector has been located a lion’s share in the 2014-2015national budget, an indication that as one of the Sub-Saharan developing countries, Malawi’s economy hugely depends on agriculture. During the presentation of 2014-2015 national budget, Minister of Finance, Goodall Gondwe said agricultural sector has been allocated…
  Ntcheu, September 2: Smallholder farmers of Kandewu and Msipe Extension Planning Areas in Ntcheu have commended Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa Rise) which is an agricultural research based organization for involving them in a research which has led to the improvement of soil fertility…
Lilongwe August 31: Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima says Malawi will learn a lot from Israel during his visit to the country especially in the area of irrigation technology. The Vice President was briefing the media at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe before he departed for a three-day official visit…
Blantyre, August 28, 2014, Mana: President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has pledged continuous support to the Agricultural Sector towards the achievement of notable economic growth. Professor Mutharika made the assurance Thursday at Chichiri Trade Fair grounds in Blantyre where he officially opened the 11th National Agriculture Fair. President Mutharika said…
  Kasungu, August 21: Youths in the country have been challenged not only to gain other vocational skills but also take up farming. Minister of Sports and Youth Development Grace Chiumia said this when she visited youth of Kasungu on Wednesday. Chiumia said young people must diversify their ideas and…
  Ntcheu, August 21, 2014, Mana: National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) and farmers’ representatives Tuesday engaged Councilors of Ntcheu District Council in a meeting to lobby the councilors to priotize the promotion of agriculture in the district. Speaking during the meeting, NASFAM Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, John Chipeta…
Blantyre, August 18, 2014, Mana: The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) said the agriculture sector still has lowest productivity, although there have been some initiatives undertaken in order to revamp it. MCCCI’s Manager for Public-Private Dialogue (PPD), Hope Chavula told the Malawi News Agency (Mana) that…
Victoria Falls, August 14, Mana: Malawi is among the five Southern African Development Community (Sadc) countries that have surplus food and ready to support other countries in the region. SADC director of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Margret Nyirernda, made the remarks Wednesday during a SADC Secretariat departmental media briefing…
Lilongwe, August 11: United States (US) Embassy on Friday August 8, 2014 inaugurated a piggery project in Dowa which aims at generating money to support vulnerable community members like orphans and the elderly. US Embassy representative, Joshua George inaugurated the Piggery project by the Kalonga Kasukunya development Committee in Traditional…
Lilongwe, August 4: About 138,800 small holder farmers from Lilongwe representing 9.25 per cent of the total number of beneficiaries at national level will benefit from the 2014/2015 Farm Input Subsidy Program (Fisp), Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. According to a document presented to councillors, Members of Parliament and…

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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...