Govt Apologises For Purchasing Farm Equipment With Archiac Technology

Government has apologized for purchasing farm equipment with archaic technology using part of the $50,000,000 line of credit from Export-Import Bank of India. A statement...

ADMARC to Start Procuring Maize from Local Farmers

The Agricultural Development and marketing Corporation (ADMARC) is expected to start procuring maize from local farmers, using funds borrowed from Ecobank. This comes amid concerns...

Youth Plant 240, 000 Trees in Mzimba

23 Youth clubs in Mzimba have planted 240, 000 trees through the Malawi Forest Restoration Program, a government initiative aimed at covering bare lands...

Govt called on to Adopt new Farming Technologies

Government has been urged to facilitate quick adoption of new farming technologies for farmers to obviate climate change effects and improve productivity. The call was...

CCJP Intensifies Climate Resilient Interventions in Dedza

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) of Dedza Diocese has intensified climate resilient interventions in Ntcheu. The interventions are aimed at helping rural...

Maize Prices continue to be Abnormally Higher

Malawi food security outlook update for June 2019 to January 2020 indicates that maize prices continue to be abnormally higher despite that overall national...

Govt to Flash Out Fake Seed Traders

The government has said it is working on measures to flash out fake seed traders on the seed market, including formulating a bill that...

Govt in verification exercise over Foot and Mouth Disease

The Ministry of Irrigation and water Development has embarked on a verification exercise to see if Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been contained...

Forestry Department, MDF to Renew Forest Protection Agreement

The department of Forestry has said it will renew its agreement with Malawi Defense Force (MDF) to continue protecting the country’s forests from malicious...

Youth forestry program successful in Phalombe

Malawi Youth Forest Restoration program (MYFRP) has been implemented successfully in Phalombe District, The program is one of the initiatives launched President...

Youth Question Tree Seedlings Procurement

Chairperson for Kaduya Youth Network, Laston Matopa, said some extension workers were directly involved in the procurement of seedlings, beating the procurement process which allowed suppliers...

Kasungu farmers disappointed with cooperatives

Farmers in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Wimbe and Kapelula in Kasungu district have expressed concerns over their inability to find reliable markets for...

UN Report Says Disasters Threatening Global economy

The United Nations (UN) department of Disaster and Risk Reduction has warned of increasing complex risk poised to threat global economies and attainment of Sustainable...

10, 000 Cases of Foot and Mouth Disease Registered

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has confirmed that the country has registered more than 10,000 cases of foot and mouth disease.

FUM Hails Ntchisi Youth for Improving in agricultural Development

Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) has hailed Ntchisi youths for taking a leading role in Agriculture and Business expansion skills. This...

Mozambique Hit by Cyclone Kenneth

Cyclone Kenneth has made landfall in northern Mozambique, a country still recovering from another huge storm. The cyclone has...

51 People Dead after Floods hit KZN Province in S.A

At least 51 people have died following heavy rains and flooding that hit South Africa’s province of KwaZulu-Natal. Reports...

Tobacco Selling Season Opens on April 25

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said this year’s tobacco selling season will start on April 25 with the opening of the Lilongwe Auction...