Tag: Malawi

22
May

FREE MARKETS A SOURCE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

By Noriah Katungwe For the past ten decades, the economic world has been engaged in a great intellectual debate over the control of economic decisions. One polar end are economists advocating for centralized state to control economic decisions. The other extreme are economists who advocate for economic system based on free markets, where economic decisions are left to the principles

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22
May

POLICY ISSUES ON THE EFFECTS OF MAIZE PRICE CONTROLS

Recently Centre For Free Market Enterprise (CFME) conducted a research on the effects of Maize price controls in Malawi. Then CFME prepared a policy brief document which was submitted to policy makers. According to the study, CFME found that Maize is by far the most important staple food in Malawi. It is the dominant crop covering over 60% of arable

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3
Feb

Pitch Night

Once  every two months , Pitch Night will sees 3 local entrepreneurs  given the opportunity to pitch their business (or business idea) on a stage in front of an audience of entrepreneurs, bankers, investors and members of the public. Pitch Night Aims at building the capacity of individual entrepreneurs and also develop a community of entrepreneurs that support each other.

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21
Oct

MALAWI THINK TANK WINS 2016 SMITH STUDENT OUTREACH AWARD FOR ITS FREE SOCIETY INITIATIVE

The future prospects of liberty can only be secured by instilling a passion for freedom in the youth of today. Atlas Network annually recognizes the best student-focused project for liberty with the $3,000 Smith Student Outreach Award. The 2016 winner is the Center for Free Market Enterprise (CFME), for its impressive efforts in engaging students throughout Malawi in 2016 with

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21
Oct

Free & Subsidized Packages killing Innovation,Creativity in Malawi

Some months ago Malawi a south-east African country was ranked by the World Bank as one of the poorest countries in the world. About 85% of the Malawi population lives in rural areas of which many find it hard to afford daily food. Many people cannot provide for their families, as a result of their families being very big due

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