Pictures Showing Progress of the first 20 infrastructure sites
Pictures Showing Farmers Making 21 Days Silage
Below are pictures that are showcasing some of TRADE's construction sites
Farmers Adopts Hydroponic Feed making Technology
TRADE programme is introducing hydroponic technology to dairy farmers. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil by using mineral-rich solutions in a water solvent and it has been adopted by dairy producers in Thyolo and Blantyre. Below are some pictures showing farmers making hydroponic feeds.
TRADEProgramme is considering climate-smart agriculture (CSA) initiative as a tool to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness. TRADE programme aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand. Below are pictures illustrating farmers growing trees in their soy bean fields.
Youth Engaged as Community Artificial Insemination Technicians
TRADE Programme is engaging youth in rural areas to offer artificial insemination (AI) services to rural dariy and beef producers. Below are pictures showing one of the Youth providing AI services in Mpemba, Blantyre
Pictures showing household approach trainings being done by community GALS experts
Orientation of Service providers
TRADE Programme organised a service providers orientation workshop that was held on 5th December,2022 at Linde Motel in Mponela. The workshop was conducted to induct 14 service providers who have been identified to implement various programmes' interventions in all the eleven districts being targeted by TRADE. Below is the pictorial focus on how the workshop was conducted.
18th-National Agricuture Fair Pictorial Focus
Minister of Agriculture Hon. Lobin Lowe M.P. visiting our pavilions at the National Agriculture Fair in Blantyre, conducted under the theme "Enhanced Agricultural Productivity for Industrialization". The theme is in line to TRADE Programme Developmental Objective that aims at Increasing Value Chain commercialisation and resilience of rural poor and smallholders producers.
Pictures showing IFAD Supervision Team Conducting a meeting with TRADE
Programme Management Unit on 4th July 2022
Pictures Showing IFAD Supervision Mission and PMU interacting with
Mchinji DPIST on 5th July, 2022
Pictures Showing the IFAD Supervision Mission interacting with Nkhunguyembe Cooperative members
and Kakuyu FBS in Mchinji
The Director General of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Abdulhamid Al-Khalifa, was in the country between 31st March and 1st April to sign some additional Financing Agreements with the Malawi Government. During the visit, TRADE Programme’s National Coordinator, Felix Lombe paid a courtesy call to the Director General at Capital Hotel. The courtesy call was aimed at briefing the Director General of TRADE Programme’s preparedness towards infrastructure componentroll-out.
TRADE's PMU conducting an Area Development Committee (ADC) in Chigonthi EPA (Lilongwe District) as part of sensitizing the community on what TRADE programme is targeting.
The NPC (Dr Felix Lombe) conducting a media consultation meeting in Salima where journalists from different media houses were in attendance to grasp the general picture of TRADE programme.
Community being sensitised about TRADE programme at Kalolo in Chulu EPA (Kasungu)
TRADE's PMU sensitizing Nkhukuzi VDC in Chioshya EPA (Mchinji District)
Journalists interacting with Dr Felix Lombe after sensitizing them about TRADE programme in Blantyre
District Council Executive Committee (DEC) consultation Meeting taking place in Mchinji