SeedCo invests $10m to grow its Malawi unit

Zimbabwe’s largest seed producer, SeedCo Holdings, which has interests in 15 African countries, has invested $10 million to grow its Malawian unit. Chief executive Morgan...
The subsidy fertiliser

DONORS DEMAND FULL DETAILS OF FISP

Days after The Nation revealed massive irregularities that have rocked the 2014/15 Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp) we also divulge that donors have written...

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 farmers underusing telecentres, workshop reveals

Farmers in Malawi are not making full use of telecentres that provide valuable information and communication technology (ICT) data on agribusiness, but are mainly...

DuPont And Gift Of The Givers Collaborate To Advance Women Farmers...

DuPont, a science company that brings world-class, innovative products, materials and services to the global marketplace based in the USA, today collaborated with Gift...

BRITISH GOVT DONATES 400 ARCHIVING BOXES TO MW GOVT

The British government has donated about 400 archiving boxes to Malawi government in the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services to help in...

Malawi develops primary school climate change curriculum

The Government of Malawi has published a 'Climate Change Sourcebook for Primary School Teachers' in support of its National Climate Change Learning Strategy, developed...

Priorities for climate change adaptations in Northern Malawi

Stakeholders at a recent workshop on climate change discussed the need for greater crop livestock integration and fodder production to reduce negative impacts of...

Malawi losing US$50m due to illegal agric exports

Malawi’s Minister of Industry and Trade Joseph Mwanamvekha has disclosed that the country’s agro-based is losing about K20bn, equivalent to about US$50m, every year...

Cultivating change in Malawi

In Malawi, cotton is the fourth largest agricultural export after tobacco, sugar and tea. In 2013-14, over 320,000 Malawians were registered to grow cotton,...

MALAWI LOSING US$50M THROUGH ILLEGAL AGRICULTURE EXPORTS

Malawi’s Minister of Industry and Trade Joseph Mwanamvekha has disclosed that the country’s agro-based is losing about K20bn, equivalent to about US$50m, every year...

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,...

African legislators sign declaration to save forests

Members of parliament and senators from Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe have declared their commitment to spearhead efforts to save forests and...

MUSICIANS IN MALAWI MAKING MUSIC FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY AWARENESS

Music can bring people together and music can be used as a communication medium to highlight concerns.  This is why Musicians across Malawi are...

Food security situation in Malawi

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A delayed start of the agriculture season and prolonged dry spells in some parts of the country...

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...

NUMBERS SHOW THAT PEOPLE TO FACE FOOD SHORTAGE IN THE COUNTRY...

Ministry  of  Finance, Economic Planning  and  Development says only 640,000  people  in 19 districts of the country will  face food  shortage in the 2014/15...

VP Chilima invites Israel irrigation experts to Malawi

Malawi Vice President, Saulos Chilima has invited Israeli water experts to come to Malawi and appreciate investment opportunities in water and irrigation ventures. Chilima extended...