Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push Genetically Engineered Crops on Africa

Skimming the Agricultural Development section of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation web site is a feel-good experience: African farmers smile in...

New Agriculture minister slams tobacco industry

Newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture James Munthali has said lack of innovativeness by players in the industry is retarding development of the sector. He said there...

Malawi sugar group to invest $40m to kick-start Nkhata Bay cane...

Malawi’s Limphasa Sugar Corporation plans to invest $40-million to kick-start sugar cane production in the northern lakeshore district of Nkhata Bay in 2013....

Malawi govt putting in place policies to attract tobacco cigarette manufacturing...

President Joyce Banda says her government is putting in place deliberate policies to attract tobacco cigarette manufacturing companies as a way of boosting the...

‪#‎Malawi‬ government plans to introduce electronic vouchers for the Farm Input...

Government plans to introduce electronic vouchers for the Farm Input Subsidy Programme in the next growing season to help check corruption, and control the...

Cotton farmers disappointed with low prices

Disappointed by low prices and finding no satisfying explanation for the situation, cotton farmers in Traditional Authority Mlumbe in Zomba suspect buying companies...

Nepal Hit By Another Earthquake

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Barely a month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing about 8, 000 people, another disastrous quake has hit the country yet. BBC...

Late rains in Malawi may reduce the country’s agricultural production

by Frank Jomo Late rains in Malawi may reduce the country’s agricultural production, according to the southeast African country’s Farmers Union. Rains in the...

WE NEED TO CHANGE COTTON’S MARKETING STRATEGY- MINISTER

Government is not impressed with the way cotton is being sold in the country- saying the system is not strong and could not lead to...

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...

THE POOR PAY INDIRECTLY FOR SUBSIDISED FERTILIZERS IN MALAWI

Oftentimes, poor citizens think subsidized fertilizers provided by government are free gifts. This is what our chiefs tell the poor in the villages...

Govt lifts ban on Soya export

The Malawi government has lifted the export ban on Soya beans with immediate effect. In a statement issued Friday, Minister of Trade John Bande...

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...

MAIZE PRODUCTION TO DECREASE BY 27.7 PERCENT

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Allan Chiyembekeza, has said that the 2014/2015 agricultural season for maize production has decreased with...

AGRICULTURE IS A COMPLEX INDUSTRY IN MALAWI

Ordinarily, agriculture is understood as farming of food crops and raising of livestock by the majority of citizens in our country. This is...

Private-Public Partnerships in Malawi

Improved bean seed access in Malawi

Tobacco production doubles as market opens on Monday

As this year’s tobacco selling season starts this Monday, March 11, regulator Tobacco Control Commission -TCC- says production for the green gold has doubled...

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR MALAWI BASED SMEs

Reputable Small and medium Entrepreneurs stand to benefit from United States based entrepreneurs who have expressed interest to invest in the country. The National Association...