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Over 6 million Malawians registered in first three phases of mass national registration

Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Grace Chiumia answering journalists' questions at the press conference.

Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Grace Chiumia’s speech at the Joint-Press Conference announcing results of Phase-III of the Mass Registration Campaign on 13th September ...

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US Ambassador speech at the announcement of results of phase-III of mass registration campaign

Ambassador Palmer (L) and Home Affairs Minister Grace Chiumia.

Speech by the Ambassador of United States of America, Virginia Palmer, at the Joint-Press Conference announcing results of Phase-III of the Mass Registration Campaign on 13th ...

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UN agencies join up support to link smallholder farmers to viable markets

The UN is helping farmers like these to access markets for their produce.

Three United Nations (UN) agencies in Malawi – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality ...

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Flanders visit motivates farmers to upscale agricultural production

Flanders President tours an FAO nutrition stand. Photo Credit: FAO.

FAO-Flanders-Malawi partnership on emergency response to long-term programming and market access 29 August 2017, Kasungu, Malawi – On a visit to a model farmer supported by ...

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UN Resident Coordinator Completes Mission in Malawi

Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator in Malawi.

PRESS RELEASE Lilongwe, August 29, 2017. Ms. Mia Seppo, the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ...

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Celebration: identity for a child, giving a birth certificate

Zione, with son Ellisha,  shows completed registration form for national ID.

By Karl Bostic. August 2017. Two-month old Ellisha Mphande is sound asleep in his mother’s traditional “chitenje” , as she waits in line for registration. He is ...

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Here comes the sun: solar power for #MyMalawiID

Maurice Mayo cleans solar panels from dust at registration centre.

Karl Bostic, August 2017. Like all registration officers in Malawi’s national identity card registration exercise, Maurice Moyo thinks about the weather as never before. Each day, roughly ...

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“Wonder Women” of mass registration

Funmilayo Bissani repairing a camera at the Consolidation Centre of the national registration exercise.

Karl Bostic,  August 2017. The mass registration exercise in Malawi is gaining momentum to produce what will be a historic milestone for the country. By the end ...

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Spirit of Dedza – Leaving no one behind

Mussa Illinga at work registering Malawian citizens.

After two weeks of registering hundreds of residents daily in the village of Kachere, Herbert Saini and his fellow registration officers (ROs), knew they were ...

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UN supports efforts to eliminate of harmful cultural practices

Group photo for traditional female chiefs, chiefs’ spouses and mother group leaders who attended the meeting. They were joined by Malawi Government and UN officials.

On July 20th, 2017 UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, and Ministry of Local Government and Rural ...

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