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...

Malawi’s subsidies farms are only affordable donor support not what is...

For a decade, Malawi has been subsidising farm inputs. The policy is very popular in rural areas, but other things need to happen to...

AGRA introduces e-farming platform in Malawi

The Agriculture Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA) have introduced an e-farming platform that will integrate the value chain actors in the agriculture sector in...

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...

Zambia’s Green Party To Legalize Marijuana

In the wake of the announcement that Nigeria is now Africa’s biggest economy after GDP calculations were rebased in Lagos, Peter Sinkamba, who is...

Tobacco prices increases as auction continues

There has been a slight improvement on tobacco prices at the Limbe auction floors today. The leaf is now starting from US$0.90 than the US$0.85...

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...

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...