Sunday, February 5Malawi's top news source
Shadow

Tag: Madalitso Wirima Kambauwa

Parliament has passed the Seed Bil

Parliament has passed the Seed Bil

National
Parliament has passed the Seed Bill that will help fight uncertified seed on the market and protect farmers in the country. The Bill intends to make provision for the establishment and operation of the Malawi Seed Regulatory Authority, regulate the release and registration of crop varieties as well as the production, processing, certification and sale of certified seed in Malawi and the importation and exportation of seed. Members of Parliament (MPs) supported the Bill, saying it will help protect farmers and bring sanity in the agricultural sector. In an interview, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Madalitso Kambauwa Wirima commended the MPs for passing the Bill, saying it will help fight proliferation of uncertified seed in the country and also promote food security. The deputy...