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Partnerships prove crucial in times of emergency

Dorothy with her two healthy children who have benefited from UNICEF and WFP nutritional supplements

As a result of poor harvest in 2015 and current widespread dry spells associated with the global El Niño weather phenomenon, malnutrition rates have surged ...

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UN rights expert in first official visit to Malawi to assess situation of people with albinism

GENEVA / LILONGWE (14 April 2016) – United Nations Independent Expert Ikponwosa Ero will carry out a monitoring visit to Malawi from 18 to 29 ...

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Mob killings in Malawi

5 April 2016 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:  Cécile Pouilly Location: Geneva Subject: Mob killings in Malawi We are concerned about the increasing number of ...

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Strengthening farmers’ resilience in a changing climate

Agriculture extension workers learning compost making in Kasungu

In Malawi, climate change has negatively impacted rural farmers by reducing their crop yield and increasing their vulnerability to climatic shocks, weakening or completely eroding ...

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Changing lives through village banks

VSL group members in Phalombe in praise of VSLs in Phalombe

23 March 2016 – At first sight, Village Savings and Loans (VSLs) may appear unattractive, but this financial concept is making a difference to scores ...

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UN from 8 countries in East and Southern Africa meet in Malawi to plan the realisation of the new global goals for sustainable development

The United Nations is pleased to be hosting UN colleagues from 8 countries in Africa during a regional workshop to discuss UN programming in light ...

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