FISP Beneficiaries Want Programme Discontinued, Commercial Price of Fertiliser Reduced

Dr Donald Makoka making a presentationThe majority of the Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) beneficiaries want the programme discontinued but instead itch the commercial price of fertiliser were reduced to an average price of K5 000 per 50kg bag, a study has revealed.

Findings of the study were presented on Wednesday (April 16, 2014) at Hotel Victoria in Blantyre by Dr Donald Makoka of the Centre for Agricultural Research and Development (CARD) of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).

CISANET, Future Agriculture Promoting Green Revolution

 Green Revolution or economy is described as the developments that results in improved human well-being and social equity while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. CISANET in conjuction with Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC), organised a day long policy dialogue meeting on Green Revolution in Lilongwe. Erasmus Lloyd M'bwana writes more....