Rumphi Forestry Department Confiscates 106 Bags of Charcoal

In the wee hours of Thursday, Rumphi Forestry Department confiscated 106 bags of charcoal which are said to be coming from Engucwini in Inkosi...

Environmentalists to Hold Demonstrations to Raise Awareness on Thin Plastic Ban

By Robert Kumwenda Environmentalists are on the 27th of September expected to hold a public march to raise awareness to the general public on what...

Angola, DRC suffering more forest fires than Amazon: Satellite Data

A lot of international attention has been on the devastating effects of fires rampaging through the Amazon rain forest in Brazil. The place is...

Amazon rainforest on fire

Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight...

Malawi RWHAM) launches rainwater harvesting initiative

Rainy Water Harvesting Association of Malawi RWHAM) has launched a Road for Water initiative that will see rainy water in the roads being used...

FAO to Reinforce Livestock Disease surveillance

Chief Director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Yanila Mtupanyama has commended Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for stressing the need...

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...