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Deogracias Benjamin Kalima

Deogracias Benjamin Kalima is a Malawian professional journalist. He dedicates most of his time to reporting on agriculture, rural livelihoods development, climate change and the environment.

His works have been published by several international online magazines like Greentumble (www.greentumble.com), Rural Reporters News Network (www.ruralreporters.com), and American environmental magazine Earth Island Journal (www.earthisland.org).

Malawian Farmers Record Rain Levels
Malawi: Lead Farmers Filling the Gap to Combat Drought and the Fall Armyworm

With inconsistent weather patterns, and the recent rise of the Fall Armyworm, crop yields across the country have fallen alarmingly over the last three seasons. Now, the government of Malawi is equipping rural subsistence farmers with the skills and equipment to deal with such challenges.

Fall Armyworm Hampers Malawi Farmers’ Recovery Efforts

Across large parts of Africa, recovery efforts from Cyclone Idai are being hampered by the increasing threat of the Fall Armyworm.

2019 Malawi Tripartite Elections: Mutharika Narrowly Retains Presidency

Malawian president Peter Mutharika was, on 21 May, narrowly re-elected for a second, and his final, five-year mandate.

Cyclone Idai Devastates Southern Malawi

In what is being described as the deadliest tropical cyclone worldwide in 2019, as of March, Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai hit Southern Malawi with a rainstorm which caused severe flooding in 15 of 28 administrative districts.

Tuberculosis Education in Malawi

Malawi is set to introduce Tuberculosis lessons in its primary schools in a bid to fight this highly-communicable and deadly disease.