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Chitipa, July 12:  Government has admitted that implementation of the Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) for the past six years has been riddled with serious problems which have to be purged out if the programme is to achieve concrete expected benefits.  Karonga Agriculture Development Division (ADD) Programme Manager, Daniel Yona,…
Rumphi, July 11:  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has expressed gratitude to Chimyanga Community Rights Committee CRC in Rumphi for venturing into fish farming to help Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in the community. UNDP Programme Analyst for Democratic Governance Clemence Alfazema told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Thursday after…
  Blantyre, July 10: The Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) will  on July 30 and 31 hold a two day national conference whose theme is Malawi Agriculture at 50: towards a common vision for the next 50 years. The national conference is expected to attract sector players to discuss ideas…
Nsanje, June 29:  Farmers in Nsanje district can now breathe a sigh of relief as there is hope that the problem of access to markets where they can sell their agricultural produce will no longer be a concern in the near future. This comes as NGO, Goal Malawi is bringing potential…
Phalombe, June 28, 2014: The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Food Security is in the process of developing new seed variety resistant to major diseases that threaten food security in the country. Briefing Phalombe District Executive Committee (DEC) Members recently a research scientist at the Department of Agricultural Research Services…
Lilongwe, June 27, 2014: Malawi and Kenya have been singled out as outstanding practitioners of Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM). Integrated Soil fertility Management involves using a variety of farming practices, like using crop rotation, timely application of chemical and organic fertilizers like compost manure with the aim of improving…
Kasungu, June 26, 2014, Mana: As Conservation Agriculture (CA) is being promoted in the wake of climate change, traditional leaders in Kasungu believe the only way to progress is to have by laws in the villages. The chiefs say the bylaws must be put in place as there has been…
Nsanje, June 22, 2014: Agricultural authorities said unless farmers change their attitude towards dependence on Government and other stakeholders and concentrate on searching for good markets for their produce. Nsanje Assistant District Agricultural Development Officer Siliro Magomera expressed worry that most of the farmers in the country are hardly benefiting…
Mangochi, June 19, 2014: Smallholder farmers in the country have been encouraged to embrace sustainable agricultural practices which include manure utilisation and irrigation farming to increase crop productivity at all levels. “It is important at this point for farmers to adopt modern methods of farming to realize more yields at…
Nsanje, June 15, Mana: Commercial rice farmers in Nsanje have commended government for introducing the Systems of Rice Intensification (SRI) concept. They say the new system has enabled them to double their annual produce. SRI is a method aimed at increasing rice yields. It requires little water, is not labour intensive…

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HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

HE DR. LAZARUS MCCARTHY CHAKWERA  SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is the current President of Malawi. He was sworn into office on June 28, 2020 at Malawi Square, Bingu International Convention Centre, Lilongwe. Before joining frontline politics, Chakwera was President of the Malawi Assemblies of God from 1989 until he resigned on May...