Tags : Environment

1000 JOBS TO BE CREATED UNDER GREEN JOB CREATION INITIATIVE

By Ellinah Pemba At least One thousand jobs are up for grabs under the Green Job Creation initiative which aims to address issues of Climate Change. The brains behind the project Save the Future Foundation through its director Maloto Chimkombero said, "Calls to end charcoal burning have yielded no result as people were not economically […]Read More

A YOUTH ENVIRONMENTALIST TO RAISE FUNDS FOR WASTE BINS

By Emma Zawanda It is an open secret that the national cleanup campaign faces resource constraints nationwide. In a move to make a difference, a youth environmentalist plans to walk for charity from Ntchisi district to the capital city Lilongwe to "mobilize funds to purchase 50 waste bins."  Maloto Chimkombelo has told Timveni he will […]Read More

GVT URGED TO INVEST IN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

By Meclina Chirwa  The Center for Environmental Policy and Advocacy(CEPA) has urged government to invest more in alternative energy sources to charcoal in order to conserve the environment.  Speaking to Timveni, CEPA Executive Director Herbert Mwakomo called for "drastic action" to remedy the situation.  Mwakomo said other energy sources that would replace charcoal should be […]Read More

YOUTH MUST BE INVOLVED IN THE CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN

By Meclina Chirwa Engagement of young people has been highlighted as instrumental in the successful implementation of National Cleanup Day initiative. Views from Mukuzimva Bwanji Program aired on Timveni radio on Tuesday are of the opinion that the government engineered program will instill a culture of cleanliness. Some listeners said the level of waste mismanagement […]Read More

YOUTH SHOULD LEAD IN SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT

An environmental expert has called on youths to take a leading role in waste management efforts.   The call comes as government is set to roll out a National Clean-Up Day campaign aimed at conserving the environment. Speaking to Timveni, Godfrey Mfiti said the country stands to benefit from engaging its young people in taking […]Read More

YOUTH TRAINED ON TREE PLANTING

By Pemphero Malimba As the 2020/2021 tree planting season draws closer, Dedza district Council has trained youth leaders from five youth networks in the district on tree planting and regeneration. The youth leaders are from five Traditional Authorities Tambala, Chauma, Kaphuka, Kamenyagwaza and Kachindamoto. Speaking to Timveni, Acting District Environmental Officer Dalitso Ndinda said they […]Read More

GOVERNMENT WORRIES OVER POLLUTION IN CITIES

By Aamon Butao Government has condemned disregard of environmental conservation measures by some city and township dwellers.  Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources Nancy Tembo was speaking to Timveni, against a background of increased cases of environmental pollution. Tembo said it is extremely worrisome that lack of waste management like littering around has become the […]Read More