E-adaptation to climate change in Malawi

The figures are alarming: according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the world’s population is expected to reach nine billion...

Malawi tobacco earnings hit US$12million

Malawi has realized US$12 million (at least MK4 billion) from the 156 million kilograms of tobacco sold since the start of the 2013 selling...

MZUZU COFFEE TO INVEST K1 BILLION IN ORDER TO UP SCALE...

The country’s leading coffee processor and exporter, Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperatives Union Limited has said it plans to invest K1 billion in primary processing...

World Bank Gives Malawi $30 million for agriculture sector

Cash strapped Malawi will get a $30 million credit from the World Bank to shore up diversification from the maize and tobacco-based...

Nepal Hit By Another Earthquake

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Barely a month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing about 8, 000 people, another disastrous quake has hit the country yet. BBC...

Malawi's small farmers kept in the dark about G8 New Alliance

Cryton Chipeta and Charles Mazibuko have not heard of the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. The treasurer and secretary, respectively, of...

Farm Radio plants seeds of success for struggling farmers

TV sets, computers and smartphones are hard to find in Sangano, Malawi, but farmers here are using an age-old mass communication tool to learn...

JB to adopt Zimbabwe land reform initiative

President Joyce Banda has earned the wrath of analysts after announcing that Malawi will replicate Zimbabwe's land reform and economic empowerment initiatives. Banda, was expected...

Minister mediates over tobacco farmers concerns

Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, is said to have mediated the dispute that erupted on the first day of this...

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...

Cu Ton Company LTD sets up cotton seed multiplication plant in...

Cotton farmers can now locally source affordable modern and certified cotton seeds following the coming of cotton seed multiplication technology by Cu ton Company...

EFFECTS OF LOW MARKET DEMAND ON THE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

The high sales rejection rate in the auction is not only affecting farmers but also the transport industry. James Kalowa from Machinga complained;”...

Monsanto Malawi warns on fake seed vending

Monsanto Malawi has called upon the general public to assist in raising alarms on fake seed vending in this year’s seed-selling season. This...

Mulli misses out on all maize contracts

In the lot for Mzuzu deliveries his offer price was mk112/kg but contract offered to someone supplying at mk120/kg In the lot for Luchenza deliveries,...

China to boost Malawi’s agriculture sector

At the 2008 China-Africa Forum, China promised to help Africa improve its agricultural infrastructure and agricultural technology. More than three years has passed,...

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...

Fish Farming & Vegetable Harvest success in Malawi

Regina Kamwendo lives with her three children in a 2-room, basic thatched house in Nyambi village, Machinga District. They rely on firewood for cooking,...

Malawians rethink maize planting as climate dries

Less than three years after Ezelina Nyirongo reluctantly abandoned cultivation of her favourite local maize varieties, the 48-year-old from Rumphi in northern Malawi is...