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...

“Green Belt Initiative to be resurrected” – Pres Muthalika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has reiterated his commitment to reviving the Green Belt Initiative (GIB) in a bid to increase agriculture export base. Professor Mutharika...

PUMA ENERGY COMPANY RESCUES FARMERS WITH FUEL OVER K1 MILLION

Puma Fuel dealer has pledged over a million kwacha of fuel to at least six hundred farmers in three districts this growing season. The...

African leaders ‘vow’ to invest aggressively in agriculture

African leaders have ‘vowed’ to invest aggressively in agriculture in the aim of ending hunger and cutting poverty in half by 2025, the African...

Iran, Malawi planning to promote agricultural ties

Iranian and Malawian officials voiced their enthusiasm for boosting agricultural cooperation and exchange of experiences. Speaking in a meeting with Director of Gilan province Tobacco...

Irrigation development in Malawi: a pillar for food security and improved...

The vast majority of smallholder farmers in Malawi are food insecure and dependent on rain-fed agriculture. To respond to this challenge, IFAD in partnership...

Malawi sees 36% increase In tobacco exports

Malawi, one of the world’s largest tobacco producers, has realised a 36 percent increase in tobacco exports in first half period of this year, the country’s...

Malawi tobacco production, economic reactor

Malawi's economy is based primarily on the agricultural sector, which employs about 85% of the workforce.In 2013, the growth was 5% through improved agricultural...

Monsanto to commercially release genetically modified cotton in Malawi

Monsanto has applied to commercially release Bt cotton in Malawi. Currently only 3 African countries grow genetically modified cotton - South Africa (since 1997), Burkina...

Dutch development bank invest $15 million in Malawi Mangoes –...

FMO, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will...

Farm entrepreneurs feed Malawi despite climate change

Conditions for Malawian farmers are tough - with over 80 percent of agriculture reliant on rainfall, the shifting climate means farmers have their work...

Living wage project for tea farmers in Malawi launched

Measures to increase wages for those dependent on the tea industry for their livelihood  have been put forward in Malawi, after it was revealed...

DR DRE SHOULD INVEST HIS BILLION DOLLARS IN FARMING IN MALAWI

It is now a well-known fact that Andre Young aka Dr Dre and Interscope Records’s Jimmy Iovine have sold their stake in Beats Audio...

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