Malawi to attend Tobacco forum in South Korea

Government has said that it is sending a high powered delegation to the fifth session of conference of parties to World Health Organization's...

50% of subsidy inputs on the market

While farmers complain of delays in the disbursement of fertilizer under this year’s Farm Input Subsidy Program – FISP – the Malawi Government...

JB ‘impressed’ after visiting Zim’s Gushongo diary: ‘Lessons learnt on job...

President Joyce Banda has applauded the Zimbabwe First Family, Grace Mugabe for establishing a thriving enterprise and taking the lead in value-addition and employment...

Mulli Brothers farm input subsidy bid rejected

For the first time Mulli Brothers bid to supply fertiliser and seed in this year’s targeted farm input subsidy program has been rejected. During...

HIV positive farmer improves health and income by raising goats

Farmer Yohane Machira tested positive for HIV in 2002. Yet the farmer, who hails from Kasiya, northwest of the capital Lilongwe, has lived a...

Child labour: the tobacco industry’s smoking gun

In Malawi and beyond, child workers as young as five are being exposed to the toxic dangers of tobacco harvesting At the height of...

Friday 11th March 2011

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

Malawi expects around 50% increase in maize surplus this season

Malawi expects its maize surplus to increase by nearly 50 percent this season, the minister of agriculture said on Tuesday, a rare economic bright...

MUSICIANS IN MALAWI MAKING MUSIC FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY AWARENESS

Music can bring people together and music can be used as a communication medium to highlight concerns.  This is why Musicians across Malawi are...

Malawi farmers adopt rain-water harvesting technologies

There is steady progress in the adoption of low cost technologies of harvesting and storing rain-water by farmers compared to the use of...

Agroforestry Food Security Programme (AFSP) in Malawi

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) with funding from the Irish Aid Malawi, has been implementing a four-year nation-wide programme ...

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...
The subsidy fertiliser

DONORS DEMAND FULL DETAILS OF FISP

Days after The Nation revealed massive irregularities that have rocked the 2014/15 Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp) we also divulge that donors have written...

Malawi’s cotton ban slows Chipata-Mchinji rail use

The move by the Malawian Government to ban importation of cotton from Zambia has led to less usage of the Chipata-Mchinji rail line. This...

DARMA INTERIM NARRATIVE REPORT SOUTH EAST ARM OF LAKE MALAWI CASE

By Steve Donda, George Matiya and Mafa Hara Presented at the 2nd Plenary Meeting,  Sea Point – Cape Town 28 – 31st March 2011 Click here to...

REVERSING CLIMATE CHANGE (GLOBAL WARMING) IN MALAWI

Sustainable agriculture in Malawi dates back to the days of our forefathers. However, with rapid population growth that far exceeded economic growth, pressure...

THE ROLE OF NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN A CIVILIZED SOCIETY...

Non Governmental Organizations such as charities, churches and professional associations exist in every country regardless of levels of economic growth. Unlike the general...

Horticulture can turn around Malawi | NewsTimeAfrica

Lilongwe – The marketing of horticultural crops such as bananas and mangoes can heavily contribute to the economic growth of Malawi, Mozambique and...