Friday 11th March 2011

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Farm Input Subsidy gets K40 billion

Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy program, touted for improving food security for the past six years, has been allocated a whopping K40.6 billion in...

Veep Calls for Coordination in Provision of Relief Items as he...

Malawi Vice President and Minister for Disaster Management Affairs Dr. Saulos Chilima has called on disaster response stakeholders to work closely to ensure that relief...

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...

The future is bright for Malawi’s green economy

“I can see that the future is bright,” says Kate Kaunda, a fish processor from Kachulu Beach in Malawi, “I can see the benefits...

Malawi’s bountiful harvests and healthier children

In Malawi, the fields are full ­– and so are the children. Through research led by Michigan State University, crop yields have increased dramatically. The...

Low prices worry cotton growers

Cotton growers in Chikhwawa district, southern Malawi, have expressed worry over continued low prices for the crop currently fetching K95 per kilogram. Mr. Fred...

Permaculture Combats Malnutrition in Malawi

Recognizing that low-cost improvements to family farms could increase household food security in Malawi, the Kusamala Institute of Agriculture and Ecology implemented the Red Soil Project to create...

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...

Tobacco revenue to fall by 36% from last year

News is coming from the tobacco market - earnings from tobacco, the country’s principal export crop, will dip by 36 percent to $186...

Chakwera registers, promises universal fertilizer subsidy

The Malawi Congress Party president, Lazarus Chakwera, has registered today for the 2014 tripartite elections in which he shall stand as a torchbearer for...

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...

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 bans maize exports

The Malawi government has banned with immediate effect exportation of maize and other legume seeds, warning to persecute anyone found smuggling the crop to...

Fertilizer subsidy budget overruns

Malawi government is expected to spend beyond the K42 billion it budgeted for this year’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme – FISP, Finance Minister Ken...

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion hires armed security and installs...

Lion killing-pariah Walter Palmer has hired a phalanx of private investigators to protect his safari-themed homes from animal rights activists, Daily Mail Online can...

Are we facing another global food price crisis?

The worst drought to hit the USA in over half a century has sent international food prices climbing again. Prices for corn and...

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...