The voice of farmers in Malawi and Mozambique: Mother-baby trials

In February 2012 several CIMMYT staff working in Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA),...

Malawi Tobacco Products Down

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama) expects the country’s tobacco production and cheap Karelia cigarettes to go down by as much as 50...

Late rains in Malawi may reduce the country’s agricultural production

by Frank Jomo Late rains in Malawi may reduce the country’s agricultural production, according to the southeast African country’s Farmers Union. Rains in the...

Africa can feed itself but lacks political will to place food...

Even as a UN report warned of a looming food crisis in the Horn of Africa due to expected dry spell in the...

South African leopards on Malawi mission

MALAWI: “The leopards won’t like that!” jokes ranger Fyson Suwedi as his pick-up truck rattles along the bumpy road that leads from the...

CLIMATE CHANGE ARRIVES IN MALAWI

Two beautiful faces of climate change have taken Malawi by surprise this year; high temperatures and delayed or should I call them misplaced...

Dubai Opens Up for Malawi Fresh Produce Export

It is envisaged that livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers could improve with the opening of fresh produce export markets in Dubai in...

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...

Malawi fetches $276 in tobacco sales

As the tobacco marketing season draws to a closer, Malawi has so far sold about 223 million kgs of the gold leaf out...

Malawi invites companies to expand tea sector

TradeInvestAfrica reports that, Malawi, Africa’s second largest producer of tea, is looking for investors to expand the sector.   Investment opportunities • Development of new clonal varieties,...

The Green Revolution: A Panacea or a curse?

Just a few weeks ago the United Nations proclaimed the gospel of human population growth which it said had reached a seven billion...

Irrigation is the key to adapting to climate change in the...

The combination of drought and deforestation has reduced the Kasinthula Cane Growers? (KCG) sugarcane yield by over 28 percent over the past year,...

Aquaculture taking root in Malawi as Lake Malawi dries

As scientists call for increased investments in aquaculture to reduce fishing pressures on Lake Malawi, one of the world’s fresh water bodies and...

Temperatures in Malawi are rising steadily, more frequent droughts and floods

Changing weather patterns are undermining the ability of smallholder producers in Malawi’s southern region to grow tea, a crop that usually brings in...

Growing Trees without Water

It might sound like an impossible task to grow trees without water but in practice it is proving to be very possible. ADRA...

Dumping Sites in Malawi Violate Human Rights

BY TIMOTHY BANDA, ARTHUR COLA MVUTA, GLITTER NDOVI | THE WEEKEND EXPRESS This research focused on how some environmental activities affect people’s lives concerning...

Crap Economics 101

One of the premier junk journals - the Groan - has a good example of the type of harms done by pop economics. the example...

Adaptation to climate change and desertification: Perspectives from national policy and...

Abstract This article explores the ways in which the interlinked challenges of climate change and desertification are managed in Malawi1. It examines the adaptations...