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UNFPA Malawi – 2016 Global Winner of The UNFPA Good Practices Competition

UNFPA Malawi staff

Beyond processes: Tools for complete success storytelling An innovation conceptualised in 2015 during the implementation the Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) programme funded by the ...

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Caught in a trap: fishing communities feel the strain of hunger crisis

Ronald Bamus, 14, sits outside his family home in Nyangu village. © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Eldson Chagara

By Andrew Brown, UNICEF Malawi A rough earth track leads 30km from Zomba, the former capital of Malawi, to Nyangu village, on the shores of Lake ...

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‘I don’t want to be that girl’: hunger forces parents to marry off young girls

Eliza studies at home. She was offered for marriage at the age of 14
 © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Eldson Chagara

By Joseph Scott, UNICEF Malawi Mangochi, a lakeshore district, situated in the eastern part of Malawi, is one of the country’s top tourist hot spots. The ...

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Youth who make water management their business

Charity Kalibwanji from Muonekera Primary School says before UNICEF installed a solar powered borehole at her school, she used to miss lessons to seek for water. © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Gregory Gondwe

The local saying ‘children are the future leaders’ is out of date. At least this is the case going by the stand taken by youths ...

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FAO, partners team up against Fall Armyworm outbreak in Malawi

Severe damage in a maize field due to the FAW, Kaporo North, Karonga February, 2017. Pic - FAO - George Phiri

The outbreak of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Malawi, an alien pest originating from the western hemisphere, was first reported in Blantyre and Machinga Agriculture ...

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Fostering agricultural diversification through emergency response

Women farmers with seeds bought at one of the seed fairs. Pic FAO

In a bid to promote agricultural diversification through emergency response, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close collaboration with the ...

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