DAIRY INDUSTRY NEEDS MORE VALUE ADDITION

By Joshua Morishu(Faceofmalawi) Lack of value addition and strategic marketing are affecting milk production in the country, World University Services of Canada (WUSC) has...

Big Tobacco Gets Intimate with Girls and Women with Kiss Cigarettes

Kiss cigarettes are produced under the supervision of the British “Innovation Tobacco Company” using the best tobaccos Virginia and Barley. “Innovation Tobacco Company” cooperates with world’s...

The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) Issuing Forward Contracts

The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) has issued the first guaranteed forward contracts. Buyers are guaranteed to receive the commodity and Sellers are...

Natural disasters affecting Malawi’s national development plans

Lilongwe – Malawi has since the 1990s been prone to different types, frequencies and magnitudes of disasters, trends government officials have attributed to...

DZALANYAMA FOREST RESERVE SHOULD BE TAKEN OVER BY MDF-MENYANI

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Member of Parliament for Dedza North West, Alekeni Menyani has urged government to handover Dzalanyama Forest Reserve to Malawi Defence Force (MDF) as...

Malawi tobacco sales rakes over $13.3 million so far

Tobacco sales have raked in over 13.3 million dollars since the market opened two weeks ago, against 6.8 million dollars the same period last...

From Malawi to McDonald’s: Two Brits in Malawi quench Western thirst...

The mango trees on Lake Malawi feed most of their fruit to the shadows. Each year, millions of sweet, yellow-fleshed mangoes grow wild in...

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...

KENYAN GOVT DONATES K470m TOWARDs FLOOD RELIEF

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi The Kenyan Government in partnership with Wanachi Group has donated about K472-million to flood victims in the country. A statement from Wanachi Group providers...

More tobacco flocking to markets

Just four days after the 2013 tobacco selling season started, large volumes of tobacco have been registered at the two opened auction floors of...

Malawi’s food safety threatened by contaminated groundnuts

Fair trade NGO Twin is calling for urgent action after revealing 60% of groundnuts are not tested for potentially lethal aflatoxins. Africa once...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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;”...

Tobacco prices rise after Bingu’s death, deported Graham jets in

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) on Friday expressed happiness over high prices offered at auction floors for the past three days since the...

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,...