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Malawi Investment Forum 2015:The Success Story

Malawi Investment Forum 2015:The Success Story

PRESS STATEMENT  30th June, 2015 Background The Malawi Government has hosted its first ever international investment forum which has run from the 29th to the 30th of June, 2015.  The investment forum focused on seven sectors, these are: Agriculture and Agro-processing; Tourism; Manufacturing; Energy; Infrastructure; Mining; Financial Services. The event was officially launched by His […]

Malawi Opposition Leader Chakwera Hails APM For Spearheading Malawi’s First-ever Investment Forum

Malawi Opposition Leader Chakwera Hails APM For Spearheading Malawi’s First-ever Investment Forum

As the Malawi Government decision to invite both global and local investors continue be well-liked among foreign dignitaries, from Malawi, Leader of Opposition in Parliament and President for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, describes Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) “a way to go.” Though Chakwera noted with concern that such an idea “should […]

From Investment Forum With Love: COMESA, SADC Tout Malawi’s Favourable Business Environment

From Investment Forum With Love: COMESA, SADC Tout Malawi’s Favourable Business Environment

The Common Market for Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Monday urged foreign investors to open their businesses in Malawi saying the country had everything an investor requires to thrive. The two groupings made these remarks in their separate presentations at the launch of the first ever Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) […]

31 Countries From Across The Globe Meet At Malawi Investment Forum (Read APM’s Full Report Here)

31 Countries From Across The Globe Meet At Malawi Investment Forum (Read APM’s Full Report Here)

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI  AT THE MALAWI INVESTMENT FORUM 2015 BINGU INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, LILONGWE 29th June, 2015 Your Excellency the First Lady of the Republic of Malawi, Madam Gertrude Hendrina Mutharika Right Honourable Saulos Chilima, Vice President of the Republic of Malawi and Madam Chilima, Distinguished Invited Guests, […]

Malawi Govt Urges Local Firms To Make Joint Ventures With Foreign Investors

Malawi Govt Urges Local Firms To Make Joint Ventures With Foreign Investors

The first ever ‘Malawi Investment Forum’ offers great opportunity to local companies, but they have to foster partnerships with foreign investors first. Beginning this Monday to Tuesday, Malawi is hosting investment forum where participants drawn from across the world with intent to invest in the country. Over 230 local companies have confirmed their participation to […]

Malawi Launches Irrigation Master Plan:All Potential Irrigable Areas To Be Developed Into Irrigation Schemes By 2035…220,000 Hectares To Be Covered

Malawi Launches Irrigation Master Plan:All Potential Irrigable Areas To Be Developed Into Irrigation Schemes By 2035…220,000 Hectares To Be Covered

As a demonstration to its commitment towards the promotion of irrigation, Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation  and Water Development,  Friday launched an Irrigation Master Plan which will be in operation from 2015 to 2035. Speaking during the launching ceremony of the Irrigation Master Plan at Chauluka Village in Ntcheu, Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation […]

June 29-30 Malawi’s Investment Forum Update: 150 Foreign Companies, 236 Local Investors To Participate

June 29-30 Malawi’s Investment Forum Update: 150 Foreign Companies, 236 Local Investors To Participate

    It never get sweeter than this. Atleast 236 local investors and 150 foreign companies have registered so far and are confirmed companies to participate at Malawi’s first ever international investment forum scheduled to take place from 29 to 30 June, 2015 at Bingu International Conventional Center (BICC) in Lilongwe. Minister of Trade and […]

Mw Investment Forum:Private Sector Contributes Over MK70m, As Africa’s Richest Man Dangote Set To Attend

Mw Investment Forum:Private Sector Contributes Over MK70m, As Africa’s Richest Man Dangote Set To Attend

  The Private Sector has contributed over MK70 million towards the Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) scheduled to take place from 29 to 30 June, 2015 at Bingu International Conventional Center (BICC) in Lilongwe. The figure was disclosed by the Minister of Trade and Industry Joseph Mwanamvekha during a press briefing at the Central Office of […]

Bill Gates Wife Melinda Meets APM: Impressed With Malawi’s Safemotherhood Progress

Bill Gates Wife Melinda Meets APM: Impressed With Malawi’s Safemotherhood Progress

Melinda Gates, wife to US billionaire Bill Gates has commended the Malawi government for implementing programmes that have helped the country to reduce deaths of pregnant woman and in turn meet its Millennium Development Goal-MDG number 4. Melinda was speaking in Lilongwe during the week when she held a closed door meeting with President Professor […]

Veep Chilima Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop To Malawi: We Are Exploring and Widening Tobacco Markets

Veep Chilima Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop To Malawi: We Are Exploring and Widening Tobacco Markets

The Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of the annual congress, Vice President Saulos Chilima acknowledged the role tobacco farming plays in the country’s economy, saying […]

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