USAID (WALA) INTRODUCES MARKETING FAIRS IN 8 DISTICTS IN MALAWI

By Joshua Morishu (FaceofMalawi reporter) The Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement. (WALA) project which aims to reduce food insecurity in 8 districts in...

Media in the lower Shire to focus in disaster risk reduction...

By Joshua David Morishu (FaceofMalawi reporter) The media practitioners based in the two districts of Nsanje and chikhwawa in the lower shire of Malawi...

THE POOR PAY INDIRECTLY FOR SUBSIDISED FERTILIZERS IN MALAWI

Oftentimes, poor citizens think subsidized fertilizers provided by government are free gifts. This is what our chiefs tell the poor in the villages...

Malawi Water Drives Integrated Agriculture on Small Farm

Blantyre — When the original owners of a 3.5 hectare piece of land put it up for sale because it was too waterlogged...

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....

Orengo tears into plan to import GMOs

Controversy over a Cabinet decision to allow the importation of Genetically Modified (GMO) maize has deepened, with James Orengo taking sides with Public...

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...