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- Malawi Development Exchange
This Eldis-sponsored group focuses on development information from Malawi and on the people who produce it. We offer a collection of online documents, a daily selection of news and commentary, occasional feature articles, profiles of Malawian development practitioners and a search of Malawian websites
- The BLDS print collection
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- Averting 'New Variant Famine' in Southern Africa: building food-secure livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
- N. Ansell; E. Robson; L. van Blerk; F. Hajdu / Economic and Social Research Council, UK 2009
- Numerous reports have linked AIDS impacts on young people and their long term food insecurity, through, for instance, orphans failure to inherit property and resources; inability to retain rights to land which they are too...
- Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
- N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
- Southern Africa is experiencing the worlds highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
- Learning from young people about their lives: using participatory methods to research the impacts of AIDS in southern Africa
- N. Ansell; F. Hajdu; L. van Blerk; E. Robson / Children's Geographies 2012
- Methods of participatory research have become popular among childrens geographers as they are believed to enable young people to speak openly about their lives in unthreatening contexts. In this paper the authors reflect...
- Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
- Department for International Development, UK 2009
- Southern Africa is experi-encing the worlds highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the ef-fec...
- Income generating activities as components of sustainable rural livelihoods for young southern Africans - AIDS and other constraints
- The Geographical Journal 2011
- The literature dedicated to exploring rural livelihoods in southern Africa has devoted comparatively little attention to non-agricultural livelihoods, as several authors have pointed out. This gap in knowledge about non-agricultural l...
- Mobile phones and education in Sub-Saharan Africa: from youth practice to public policy
- Journal of International Development 2015
- Young people's use of mobile phones is expanding exponentially across Africa. Its transformative potential is exciting, but findings presented in this paper indicate how the downside of mobile phone use in African schools is becoming ...
- Youth, mobility and mobile phones in Africa: findings from a three-country study
- University of Durham 2014
- The expansion of mobile phone use in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly over the last five years, has been remarkable in terms of speed of adoption, spatial penetration and, not least, the fact that this is an essentially spontaneous de...
- Agriculture under uncertain climate change predictions: land use options for Malawi’s smallholder farmers
- H. Zhang; P. Abbot / LTS International 2015
- Climate change will have widespread and varied effects across the globe increasing rainfall and flooding in some areas, decreasing rainfall and droughts in others. The average global temperature is set to increase by mo...
- Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
- HelpAge International 2016
- Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
- Children’s mobility in Ghana: An overview of methods and findings from the Ghana research study
- Gina Porter; Kate Hampshire; Albert Abane / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2011
- This paper is part of a collection forming A Special Issue, which covers selected themes from a larger project on child mobility in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa. The themes are those which individual members of the Ghana research te...