Tanzania and Malawi on Tuesday launched a joint commission on Songwe River Basin aimed at running irrigation and power generation projects worth 829 million U.S. dollars.

Thirty people have died, hundreds injured and more than 6,000 have been displaced by floods in southern Malawi, following days of heavy rains.

The number of people killed in rain-induced flooding in Malawi has reached 30 with 377 others injured, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has confirmed.

Blantyre — At least 1, 398 houses have collapsed in Blantyre and more damage is expected as the rain continues.

Government has suspended the sale and movement of animals in some parts of Mzimba following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease.

The number of people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern Malawi has risen to 28, an official said on Sunday, while the estimated number of people affected has roughly doubled.

Scientists from an international maize research organization said Thursday that a deadly maize disease that has ravaged farms across eastern Africa since 2011 has been contained.

Lilongwe — Malawi Government says through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has managed to eradicate the Fall Army worm outbreaks in the 2018-2019 farming season.

Agriculture is critical to Malawi’s future. It accounts for 80% of employment, more than 80% of foreign exchange earnings, and 64% of total income among the rural population. Due to the importance of agriculture to livelihoods and the economy, Malawi is among the countries most at risk from climate change and variability.

The Nutrition Embedded Evaluation Program Impact Evaluation (NEEP-IE) cluster randomized control trial (CRCT) aimed to assess the effectiveness of implementing an agriculture and nutritional intervention through preschools, known as community-based child care centres (CBCCs) in Malawi.

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