An Israel company is in Malawi to assess the possibility of cultivating industrial hemp and processing it into medicinal hemp-products.
Senior Cannabis Consultant for Malawi-Israel Gold Limited, Geri Kolin, says the company also plans opening a training institution for medicinal cannabis cultivation and processing targeting local farmers in the country.
Kolin says the companyâ€™s vision, is to create Africaâ€™s first cannabis hub in Malawi.
The team has met Agriculture minister Lobin Lowe and is processing access to a license from the Cannabis Regulatory Authority.
Ministry spokesperson, Grecian Lungu, is optimistic that local farmers shall benefit from projects to be implemented by the company.
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