Low Maize Prices Hurting Local Malawian Farmers

Maize farmers in Kasungu and Mzuzu have complained about low prices of the grain prevailing on the market, saying they will not be able to recover their production costs and […]

More Rice Varieties Needed In Malawi

The National Rice Development Platform (NRDP) says for Malawi to reap maximum benefits from rice farming it needs to produce varieties that adapt well to climate change. NRDP says Malawi […]

Seed Co Malawi Completes US$10m Factory Project

Hybrid seed producer, Seed Co Malawi has completed construction of a US$10 million new factory in Lilongwe to be officially launched next week. Seed Co Managing Director Dellings Phiri said […]

TRFCA To Introduce Fingerprinting To Malawi Tea Market

The Tea Research Foundation Central Africa (TRFCA) says it will introduce fingerprinting and use genetic markers in breeding local cultivars in order to protect them. TRFCA Director Albert Changaya said […]

Malawi Tobacco Exports Are Rising

Malawi has exported 67.2 million kilogrammes of all types of tobacco for over US$281.2 million this year compared to US$231.1 realised from 55.9 million during the same period last year. […]

Illovo and FMB Donate K800,000 Towards HR Indaba

Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited and FMB have donated K500,000 and K200,000 respectively to the Institute of People Management Malawi (IPMM) to assist towards the organisation of the institute’s annual conference […]

Mozambique and Zambia Tea To Sell In Malawi

The Malawi tea market promises to become more lucrative with neighbours Mozambique and Zambia expressing interest to start selling their black tea through the Limbe Tea Auction in Blantyre. According […]

BAT promises to buy more Malawi tobacco

The British American Tobacco (BAT) says it is happy with the Malawi tobacco market and has committed to buy 2,000 tonnes of the country’s tobacco in the coming season. BAT […]