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BRITAIN ORGANIZES INDUSTRIAL HEMP SENSITIZATION MEETING IN LILONGWE

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Experts, investors, government officials and policy makers will this week Thursday be discussing what industrial hemp is and is not, economic potential of the crop, its uses and how it is commercially cultivated.

A statement ftom the British High Commission in Malawi says the meeting will take place at British High Commission Offices and aims at raising awareness on this largely unknown fibre crop which is in high demand in western markets yet it is simple to grow for an agro-based economy like Malawi.

Those invited include experts, investors, policy and law makers, government officials, regulatory bodies, development partners, civil society this Thursday, September 24, 2015, 2 PM at the Tamarind Club within British High Commission Offices.

“The mission of the British High Commission in Malawi is to make a positive difference in Malawi in pursuit of the UK’s global objectives, with mutual benefit to the prosperity of Malawi and the UK.

“To do this we work in partnership with the government and people of Malawi, together with our international partners, to reduce poverty, encourage growth, and support good governance and respect for human rights, while improving local and international security and stability”, reads the statement.

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