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Malawi Development Exchange
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
The BLDS print collection

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Empowering women and girls to improve nutrition: building a sisterhood of success
Scaling Up Nutrition 2016
As evidence has long suggested, gender inequality can be a cause as well as an effect of hunger and malnutrition. Not surprisingly, higher levels of gender discrimination are associated with higher levels of both acute and chr...
Communicating research to policymakers: researchers' experiences
M. Lee; K. Belohlav / Population Reference Bureau 2016
Policymakers and advocates agree that using evidence to inform decisions is essential for good policymaking and program design, given that limited resources require decisionmakers to allocate budgets effectively. Recognizing these iss...
Effect of Participation in ICT-Based Market Information Services on Transaction Costs and Household Income among Smallholder Farmers in Malawi
S Katengeza / ResearchGate 2014
There have been efforts in recent years to promote adoption of ICT- based market information services (MIS) to enhance smallholder farmers’ access to agricultural markets. Application of such services improves informat...
Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development: lessons learned in Eastern and Southern Africa
A. Torkelsson; F. Ciribello; M. Westman / Center for International Forestry Research 2015
In order to advance sustainable development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is necessary to address cross-cutting issues on gender, environment, and climate change simultaneously. Despite this, a key cha...
The timing of agricultural production in hazard-prone areas to prevent losses at peak- risk periods: a case of Malawi, Madagascar and Mozambique
L. Kruger / African Centre for Disaster Studies 2016
Hazard-prone areas in southern Africa experience many natural hazards, which include cyclones, floods and droughts. The severe climatic conditions of southern Africa have an especially large impact on the agricultural practices of sma...
Africa's quest for food security: what is the role of urban agriculture?
G. Arku / African Capacity Building Foundation 2012
Urban agriculture is becoming increasingly significant as a source of household food, a trend that is closely linked to declining incomes of vulnerable urban households in the wake of neoliberal economic restructuring, high rates of u...
Maize productivity and input subsidies in Malawi: a state-contingent stochastic production frontier approach
S.T. Holden; C.J. O'Donnell / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
We make cross-sectional comparisons of productivity in a risky agricultural setting. To make meaningful comparisons, we find it necessary to define a new productivity index that satisfies important axioms from index number theory (e.g...
Helpdesk report: evidence on ECD approaches in Malawi
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This rapid review looks at the evidence on early childhood development (ECD) models (including integrated approaches) in Malawi and in the sub-Saharan African region, examining the impact on child development and learning. Most of the...
Making networks work for policy: Evidence from agricultural technology adoption in Malawi
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Low productivity in agriculture and environmentally unsustainable farming challenges are pressing development challenges for many developing countries. Technologies that would minimize adverse environmental effects and increase long-t...
What happens once the intervention ends? The medium-term impacts of a cash transfer programme in Malawi
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) face a multitude of hazards during their transition from childhood to adulthood. Net primary school enrollment for females in the region is lower than 75 percent – with lower completi...
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