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...

US$125 million for Shire River Basin Conservation

The World Bank has provided the Malawi government with US$125 million, about K33 billion, to improve land and water management along the country’s...

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...

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),...

Climate risk programme expanded for farmers in Malawi and Zambia

Vulnerable rural households in Malawi and Zambia will soon be able to better protect their crops and livelihoods against climate variability thanks to the...

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,...

CONSTRUCTION OF MULTIMILLION KWACHA WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANT IN MZUZU IN PROGRESS

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi The construction of a multimillion kwacha waste management plant in Mzuzu is now underway following an outburst from the general public whereas they...

New Agriculture minister slams tobacco industry

Newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture James Munthali has said lack of innovativeness by players in the industry is retarding development of the sector. He said there...

THE QUANDARY OF TOBACCO BUSINESS AT THE AUCTION FLOORS

Culture is learnt in the family not inherited. This is why children from one family behave differently from others in the same village....

President Joyce Banda to re-launch crop inspection tour used by Late...

President Joyce Banda will from today re-launch crop inspection tour which used to be the trade mark of the original Ngwazi Dr Kamuzu Banda...

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...

Joyce Banda crop inspection field destroyed

Maize crop in a garden that President Joyce Banda inspected in Traditional Authority Makata's area in Blantyre two weeks ago has been destroyed by...

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...

Govt to register cotton growers

Malawi will soon start registering all its cotton growers with the yet to be established Cotton Council following the passing of the Cotton Bill...

Malawi sugarcane farmer visits Leatherhead for Fairtrade Fortnight

FROM rural Africa to the stunning scenery of Mole Valley, sugar cane farmer Henry Matenda has had an experience he will treasure forever. Walking through...