K600 million to deal with locusts

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K600 million has been set aside as money to be used in a red locust outbreak in Malawi.

Ministry of agriculture, irrigation and water development has since disclosed that it has invited international experts to deal with Red locusts in Mulanje district.

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Locusts have hit Malawi

Speaking to members of the press in Lilongwe on Friday, Director of crop development Geoffrey Ching’oma said a team of local experts has been deployed to Mulanje to monitor the situation while waiting for experts from Red Locust Control Organization.

“We are currently monitoring the situation to take control of the locusts in the district,” said Ching’omo.

A week ago government announced a breakout of red locusts in the country. 10 hectares of land have been invaded by one swam that has now flown to Mzuzu city.

 

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  1. Proud of My Country, most of times it takes precautions as earlier as possible. Let those who think negatively think but remember success comes not by taking all advice but ignoring some and keep moving.

  2. K100m to take them to where it ends, with or without progress aslong as People witness something done for a coverup & the K500m to be split & deposited into personal Bank Accounts.

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