Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • African Countries Told to Help Enrich the Continent’s Position on Climate Change

    May 15, 2015

    George Mhango News Analyst Addis Ababa, Ethiopia May 15, 2015 State Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ethiopia, Ato Sileshi Getahum urged Malawian delegates and those from other African countries to come up with good recommendations to enrich Africa’s position on climate change ahead of the next Conference of the Parties (COP) in the […]

  • Ethiopia: NEPAD Launches Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance

    May 13, 2015

    George Mhango May 13, 2015 In what could be described as major breakthrough in bringing farmers, agricultural experts, policy makers and members of the private sector together, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has launched the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). Speaking during the launch on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Estherine Fotabong, NEPAD […]

  • Malawi: Government Rehabilitates Water Plant

    May 8, 2015

    George Mhango May 8, 2015 The Malawi Government has completed rehabilitation of Mudi Pumping Station and Walkers Ferry Treatment Plant as well as the construction of three reservoirs, each with a capacity of 5 000 cubic metres together with their booster stations, pumping and supply pipelines in Blantyre.This is according to the President of Malawi […]

  • Kenyan Pastoralists Shift to Crop Farming As Drought and Water Shortage Hit Harder

    May 6, 2015

    Mary Mwendwa May 06, 2015 Meet Diba Jibalo, a father of seven from Merti Division, Isiolo County Eastern Kenya who has suffered a lot while rearing livestock due to water shortage and has lost many when droughts strike. In this radio feature, produced in Kiswahili language by Mary Mwenda, Diba narrates how his life has […]