PLANTED TREES NEED PROPER MANAGEMENT TO SURVIVE


With national tree planting season launched in December, 2018 by His Excellency President Arthur Peter Mutharika, everyday trees are being planted and they will continue to be planted for the next three months. With national tree planting season launched in December, 2018 by His Excellency President Arthur Peter Mutharika, everyday trees are being planted and Read more....

RIGHTS HOLDERS, MEDIA INTERACT

Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP) rights holders are this week interacting with the media to share success stories.The five-day tour started on Monday in Kasungu, followed by visits in Salima, Mangochi and Ntcheu. During the tour smallholder farmers are happily sharing how the study circle methodology is bringing them  Read More..

MLBP HANDS OVER MTHIRAMANJA WAREHOUSE

We Effect through Malawi Lake Basin Programme has handed over a warehouse to Mthiramanja Cooperative in Mangochi. The storage facility has been constructed in response to a need of a warehouse for the Cooperative and the surrounding community. The warehouse has been constructed with funding Read More.....

CHIWOLE SCHEME IMPROVING LIVES

Ten years ago, 158 farmers, men and women, from Chigonele Village Traditional Authority Nankumba in Mangochi started a scheme, which they named Chiwole. The scheme did not promise much but the members had hope. “We started in 2008 after government’s extension workers orientated us on the benefits of having a scheme.  Read more....

SALIMA FARMERS SHARE THEIR SECRET TO SUCCESS

A group of Farmers under the INVEST COOP project which is being implemented by the Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM), went to Salima on an exchange visit to appreciate what their fellow farmers are doing under the Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP).The farmers were from Dowa, Mchinji and Lilongwe and they visited two cooperatives nam Read more....

136 YOUTHS BENEFIT FROM VOCATIONAL SKILLS

Youths need to be empowered in order for Malawi to develop. These were words of wisdom from Dr Lilian Chikankheni, who was the guest of honour at Malawi Lake Basin Programme youth graduation, which took place at Stephanos Vocational School in Blantyre.The youths were supported by Malawi Lake Basin Programme......Read More

PLANTING AND MANAGING TREES IN THE SOCIETY

The Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MBLP) has called on farmers and all Malawians to ensure that the trees they plant are well taken care of in order to increase the survival rate which is said to be between 60 to 80%.MLBP Natural Resources Management coordinator Richard Bwanali said in the planting season, they intend to plant 2.2 milion Read more....

MLBP IN SUPPORT OF GOVT'S INITIATIVE ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Graduation and tools handover ceremony

Development of entrepreneurial and vocational skills tops youth development agenda for Malawi government. Among other interventions, the government has constructed and opened youth technical..... Read more

AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE BANK ON THE CARD

Agricultural Cooperative Bank on the card

Malawi will soon have an Agriculture Cooperative Bank to address the needs of farmers and various players in the agricultural sector.

This is the message President of Malawi Professor..... Read more