NASFAM named the Best Agro-processor yet again - 4th in a row

 

For the fourth consecutive year, and eight in total, NASFAM has been named the best agro-processor during the 2018 National Agriculture Fair (NAF) which took place from 12th to 15th September, at the Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds. The award is given to outstanding organizations and individuals who have committed their efforts to value addition activities as way of widening the market outlet for agricultural produce.


NASFAM partners with corporate entities in Green Schools Campaign

The National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM), has this year (2018) taken an innovative approach to planting trees with the aim of improving their survival rate.

 In 2016, NASFAM launched a campaign called Dziko Lathu Nthaka Yathu, which calls upon all Malawians to take an active role in mitigating climate change and its impact, particularly on smallholder farmers. In line with this campaign, this year, NASFAM launched a new strategy called “Green Schools Campaign”, in which it targets schools across the country with tree planting activities.

Conservation Agriculture rescues smallholder farmer household

 

The National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi (NASFAM), with support from the Norwegian Embassy and the Irish AID, has been promoting conservation agriculture (CA) for more than 12 years among smallholder farmers as a way of helping them realise more from their fields with minimal inputs in this era of climate change. Some CA practices also safeguard smallholder farmers from crop failure in the event of dry spells as has been the case in the 2017/18 growing season.