KEY NOTE ADDRESS FOR THE CISANET 2016 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Dr KhailaThe Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) on 4th and 5th October held its  2016 National Conference under the theme “Agriculture for Development and Transformation Agenda in Malawi”. 

The conference was held the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe where a number of seasoned and distinguished persons spoke and made presentations on several topics.Distinguished scholar Dr Stanley Khaila delivered a key note address. Find below the key note text.

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016 CISANET CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Tamani Nkhono-MvulaThe Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) has announced that the 2016 CISANET National Conference will be held on the 4th and 5th October under the theme “Agriculture for Development and Transformation Agenda in Malawi”.

The conference will take place at the Bingu International Conference Centre and it is expected that the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi, Right Honourable Dr Saulosi Chilima will be guest of honour.

UNCERTAINTY HOUNDS THE COTTON INDUSTRY

Alice MwaseAlice Mwase has a particular passion-cotton farming-which is the only means of securing food for her family.
In her area, Kalambo in Balaka, growing cotton, unlike maize, is the lifeline for many families because cotton is viewed as the most viable cash crop as the climate is appropriate for its production.