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Malawi and Food security

Malawi
  • Capital: Lilongwe
  • Population: 15447500
  • Size: 118480.0 Km2

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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
Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experi-encing the world’s 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...
Gender review of selected programmes in the agriculture portfolio of the Norwegian Embassy in Malawi
B. Maal / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
In Malawi, the Global Hunger Index classifies the food security situation as “serious”. Lack of food security causes child undernutrition and child mortality. Levels of malnutrition are alarmingly high. About half of all c...
Capacity building material for the realization of farmers rights in Malawi: farmers' rights related to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in Malawi
J.C. Posada / Development Fund, Norway 2015
The capacity building material on Farmers’ Rights is framed within the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, ...
Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia
M.E. Bachke; R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2014
Background: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest burden of undernutrition, with rates of stunting and underweight as high as 40% and 25%, respectively. National efforts are underway for an accelerated reduction of undernu...
Case Study: Malawi’s agriculture, climate change and food security country analysis and programming recommendations
N. Grist / Evidence on Demand 2015
Agriculture is vital to Malawi, employing 80% of the workforce and producing nearly 35% of GDP. However, the food security and climate change situation of Malawi has become very unstable. This brief is a country case study of Malawi a...
Perceptions of Malawian nurses about nursing interventions for malnourished children and their parents
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2011
In developing countries, malnutrition among children is a major public-health issue. The aim of the study is to describe perceptions of Malawian nurses about nursing interventions for malnourished children and their parents. A qualita...
Wheat consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa: trends, drivers, and policy implications
N.M. Mason; T.S. Jayne; B. Shiferaw / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University 2012
Staple grain consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is rising at the same time that the region is becoming more dependent on imported staples. This paper discusses the potential dilemmas posed by SSA’s increasing reliance on im...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. de Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
The Southern African sugar sector
C. Wood / South African Institute of International Affairs 2013
The sugar industry has the potential to play a key developmental role in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The current paper illustrates that the sugar industry in Southern Africa is extensive, making up slight...
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