Malawi Tobacco Trades 47% Below Government-Set Price at Auction

The price of tobacco in Malawi, the world’s largest producer of the burley variety of the leaf, traded 47 percent below the government’s...

Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push Genetically Engineered Crops on Africa

Skimming the Agricultural Development section of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation web site is a feel-good experience: African farmers smile in...

Private-Public Partnerships in Malawi

Improved bean seed access in Malawi

Shire River Basin Management Program

Project-At-A-Glance Approval Date N/A Closing Date N/A Total Project Cost** 100 Region Africa Major Sector (Sector) (%) Agriculture, fishing, and forestry (Forestry) (30%) Agriculture, fishing, and forestry (General agriculture, fishing and forestry sector) (30%) Water,...

Policy and Institutional Framework Review of the fisheries sector in Malawi

A review of the poorly performing policy and institutional framework of the fisheries sector in Malawi Authors: B. Chinsinga Publisher: Chancellor College, University of Malawi, 2008 Full text...

Hunger management | Raj Patel

Experts predict that there will be ten billion of us by 2100. Feeding the world could be the political challenge of the century. Farmers...

LAND for LIFE – Public Lecture

Public Lecture – Everyone Welcome! Saturday 23rd July 2011, at 10am Venue: WESM, Nature Sanctuary, Lilongwe (opposite Foodworth) Hosted by the Wildlife and...

New Coffee: Malawi Chipale Estate AA

This is the first of our African trio of coffees completely new to our roastery. A slightly more unusual offering, not commonly available...

Malawi Tobacco Earnings Decline 72% to $73 Million in Season, Zodiak...

Malawi’s tobacco earnings declined 72 percent from the start of the selling season to July 1 compared with a year earlier, Zodiak...

Could a leaked cable lead to hunger in Africa?

A leaked cable that has sparked a row between Britain and Malawi could give rise to rural hunger in the impoverished southern...

In Malawi, Where Some Farmers Lead Others Follow

Theme: From small farmers to big levers: how can smallholders best link up to improve their livelihoods? 'I have forty followers!' Jackson Chagoma announces...

The Greenbelt Initiative | Agroforestry key to climate change

A multifunctional approach of integrating agriculture and forestry will be far more effective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing food production than...

Rural women in Africa should be getting a lot more from...

Women, who are the backbone of agricultural production in Africa, are not profiting nearly as much as they could from agroforestry – the...

Kenya to import maize from Malawi

ATLANTA, US--With creditors like the International Monetary Fund bailing on Malawi, there may be little to smile about as there aren't many places to...

Big Tobacco Gets Intimate with Girls and Women with Kiss Cigarettes

Kiss cigarettes are produced under the supervision of the British “Innovation Tobacco Company” using the best tobaccos Virginia and Barley. “Innovation Tobacco Company” cooperates with world’s...

Malawi Tea Production Declined 7% in May From Year Ago, Association...

Tea production in Malawi, Africa’s largest grower of the leaves after Kenya, slumped to 7 percent in May from a year earlier, the...

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 ...

A campaign against child labour in Malawi

A campaign against child labour in Malawi has resulted in 2,000 children being removed from the country’s hazardous tobacco farms – but more...