Daily Archives: March 2, 2020

Africa Boosts Preparations for Possible Spread of New Virus

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Across Africa, steps are being taken to prepare for and to reduce the effects of the spread of the new coronavirus. Testing laboratories are being supplied, quarantine and hospital treatment facilities are …

Farmers in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia Adopt Agriculture Technologies to Improve Yield, Efficiency

LILONGWE, For the past three years, Aubrey Kabudula, a farmer from Maseya Village, has been growing rice, maize and beans using alternate furrow irrigation. With this techniquewhere half of the plant root is irrigated while …

Malawi Parliament Okays Cultivation of Cannabis

BLANTYRE – In Malawi, parliament has passed a bill which allows cultivation of cannabis for industrial and medicinal purposes. Backers of the bill say cannabis will boost the economy, which is largely dependent on tobacco. …