Southern African countries collaborate on plans for climate research centre

Five countries in southern Africa have joined forces to launch a research center that will work on combating climate change in the region....

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...

50% of subsidy inputs on the market

While farmers complain of delays in the disbursement of fertilizer under this year’s Farm Input Subsidy Program – FISP – the Malawi Government...

Africa can feed itself but lacks political will to place food...

Even as a UN report warned of a looming food crisis in the Horn of Africa due to expected dry spell in the...

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...

Agroforestry Food Security Programme (AFSP) in Malawi

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) with funding from the Irish Aid Malawi, has been implementing a four-year nation-wide programme ...

Bio Energy Resources of Malawi planning $18M jatropha biodiesel plant

In Malawi, Bio Energy Resources of Malawi is planning an $18 million facility to convert jatropha seeds to biodiesel.  Lourie Webb, CEO...

A campaign against child labour in Malawi

A campaign against child labour in Malawi has resulted in 2,000 children being removed from the country’s hazardous tobacco farms – but more...

HIV positive farmer improves health and income by raising goats

Farmer Yohane Machira tested positive for HIV in 2002. Yet the farmer, who hails from Kasiya, northwest of the capital Lilongwe, has lived a...

Researchers meets in Nairobi to discuss on agroforestry enhancement in combating...

Anthony Aisi , Kenya written by Anthony Aisi and Eric Akasa Researchers say the famine should prompt significant new investments in proven approaches to reforestation...

Malawi farmers inspire action

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is making a difference when it comes to a vision for a world without hunger. Resients of Malawi say agroecology transforms...

NEGLECTED PUBLIC STRUCTURES IN OLD CAPITAL CITY – ZOMBA

Is it evidence of endemic institutional abuse of public resources? ATUSAYE B. MWALWANDA The national budget includes among other recurring public expenditures, costs for maintenance...

Malawi Picks Bamboo as Tool in Fighting Climate Change

In a bid to fight climate change, Grant Blumrick through “AfriBam Giant Bamboo Farm” have embarked on an initiative of planting giant bamboos in...

Govt told to impose ban on importation of agricultural products

Opposition legislators in Malawi have told the government to introduce new policies that would bar the importation of agricultural products into Malawi. This follows...

DPP resorts to politics of maize as UDF’s Atupele sets to...

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party has gone on a trail of using maize as a campaign tool in the face of a looming hunger that...

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...

Hunger looms over Malawi

From grass to grace, then back to grass with a loud bang... That is the story of Malawi, in terms of food security. Just when...

Subsidy fertilizer siphoned off bags

Police have uncovered that racketeers in the Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp) are also siphoning the fertiliser off its bags, rendering the 50kg...