Lilongwe, June 19, 2018: President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika has affirmed his government’s commitment to end hunger and malnutrition which remains high among Malawians especially children.
Mutharika made the remarks in Lilongwe at Kamuzu Palace on Monday during an audience with His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho. The king is in the country in his capacity as United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Special Ambassador on Nutrition.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development wishes to inform the general public that there is a suspected outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease that has been reported in Lisungwi and Kuthembwe Extension Planning Areas in Neno and Blantyre Districts.
BLANTYRE, May 22, 2018: President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has urged the private sector in the country to support the Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) for it to enhance its humanitarian response activities towards mankind.
Speaking on Tuesday at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre during the inauguration of 2018 Red Cross/Crescent Week, Mutharika said the productivity of the private sector depends on meeting the needs of people who provide them with labour.
The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) is consulting communities in eight districts of the country on the review of the National Disaster Risk Management Communication Strategy (NDRMCS).
Vice President and Minister of Disaster Management Affairs Dr. Saulos Chilima says the country needs to adopt new irrigation technologies if it were to make strides in ending persistent food insecurity.
Chilima made the observation on Tuesday when he visited families affected by recent floods in Nkhotakota.