TOBACCO STRATEGIC PLAN BY NOVEMBER

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC ) says it is in the final stages of drawing a five year strategic plan to insulate the...

Southern African countries collaborate on plans for climate research centre

Five countries in southern Africa have joined forces to launch a research center that will work on combating climate change in the region....

Land degradation damaging global agricultural production, warns new UN study

The international community is losing vast amounts of agricultural production due to the effects of continuing land degradation such as desertification, a new United...

Malawi govt bans maize export as food prices soar

Raising food prices and maize shortages have forced Malawi’s government to maintain the maize export ban this year, Minister of Industry and Trade...

Supplier reduces prices of fertilizer…cites currency appreciation

The business community is slowly responding to recent positives in the local economy, with latest being one of the major importers and suppliers of...

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...

Hailstorm Causes Havoc at Gateway Mall (See Photos)

Shoppers in Lilongwe were disturbed after a hailstorm struck and destroyed part of the gateway shopping mall. The incident is reportedly to have happened yesterday,...

Fairtrade in Malawi: what next to build a sustainable future for...

What next to build a sustainable future for farmers and workers in Malawi? Vidya Rangan, Senior Research and Impact Manager, Fairtrade Foundation poses the...

Alimi Ayesa Njira Zatsopano Pofuna Kuthana ndi Ntchembere Zandonda

Potsatira kufala kwa mbozi zatsopano zotchedwa Ntchembere zandonda zomwe zikusowetsa mtendere poteketa mbewu m`minda yambiri, alimi tsopano ayamba kugwiritsa ntchito njira zina za makolo...

Dutch development bank invest $15 million in Malawi Mangoes –...

FMO, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will...

Experts to examine sand blended subsidy fertilizer, Simama denies wrong doing

“I don’t want to be seen as defending my company or my driver, but the truth will judge us”, said bishop Simama, the...

Maximising the female force behind African agri supply chains

In the developed world, debates rage on boardroom gender quotas and equality of executive pay. However, far less prominence is given to the basic...

Crop export venture failed over ban fears

Farmers Union of Malawi (Fum) has disclosed that its coordinated produce export venture by a consortium of local commercial farmers failed to take off...

FARM-INPUT SUPPLIERS CONTRIBUTING TO POVERTY

By Our Correspondent Multinational farm input suppliers are the ones contributing to household poverty among poor women farmers in Malawi through their trading practices....

Friday 11th March 2011

» PDC Malawi @ Nature's Gift Permaculture – Module 2 Plan Africa Kristof is well versed in the use of...

Clouds on horizon for Malawi tobacco farmers

Government officials and health experts from around the world are meeting this week in South Korea to discuss a series of proposals that...

Bio Energy Resources of Malawi planning $18M jatropha biodiesel plant

In Malawi, Bio Energy Resources of Malawi is planning an $18 million facility to convert jatropha seeds to biodiesel.  Lourie Webb, CEO...

The Future of Food and Farming

Lately, 4 hundred main foods safety specialists coming from Thirty-five nations reported that entire world is establishing for that “perfect storm” of elevated foods...