[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Malawi has been commended on its efforts put in place in addressing food security at the national and household level and implementing the Dar-es-Salaam Declaration on food security.
[New Era]The National Budget of N$60 billion is out. Many arguments focus around it. Many still analyze it with breakfast upon breakfast, from luncheon to late night dinner meetings, while others still cry foul about it. It is there, and I also know there will be many mismanaged reports at the end of the day. Before it happens let me plead with receivers of this moola to put it to good use.
[Cameroon Tribune]The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Essimi Menye, has begun consultations with stakeholders of the Sangmelima Cassava Processing Plant on ways through which cassava (raw material for starch) could be sustainably produced for the plant that needs 120 tons daily to function optimally. The plant that is reportedly about 85 per cent complete has a serious problem of raw materials to produce starch for industrial consumption.
[New Era]Windhoek -Climate change is possibly the most real threat to food security and we cannot do anything about it. Poor traditional ploughing methods result in unproductive soils, not able to capture and retain moisture from erratic and unpredictable rain fall.