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Malawi | 26 June 2018
Tobacco farm in Malawi: the families toiling in the fields

Life as tenant farmers in Kasungu, northern Malawi, can be a struggle for families trapped in poverty, who feel forced to rely on their children’s help, impacting schooling.

Malawi | 20 October 2017
World Bank approves K121bn to transform Malawi’s irrigated agriculture

The World Bank has approved $166 million (about K121.8 billion at current exchange rate) to transform Malawi’s agricultural productivity through irrigation, lay the foundations for commercialization, ...

Malawi | 22 February 2017
Malawi dismisses agriculture minister over corruption probe

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has dismissed the agriculture minister after an investigation into maize procurement, the southern African nation's information minister said on Wednesday. Muthar...

Malawi | 6 October 2015
Illegal chemicals causing huge loss of crops

Malawi’s Pesticides Control Board (PCB) has admitted that it is unable to meet its standard mandate on controlling pesticides use in this country. Speaking to the local media a few weeks ago, Actin...

Malawi | 13 May 2013
Malawi agriculture poised for greater growth with Norwegian support

Minister of Finance Ken Lipenga has said the agricultural sector in Malawi will increase its vibrancy after signing a K4.1 billion with the Norwegian government to improve research capacity of the Lil...

Malawi | 29 May 2012
Malawi gets $40m from Agro-fund

Malawi is to receive about US$39.6 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (Gafsp) to help the country increase food security, raise rural incomes, and reduce poverty.

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