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National Agriculture Fair: Women farmers on the move

Gilia Hara stands at the UN stall enthusiastically explaining the process of making cooking oil from sunflowers as two women farmers from Kasungu fervently write down instructions. Hara is a 48-year-old farmer from Mpherembe, Mzimba in northern Malawi. She has Read More

Moving forward to empower women farmers

UN Women launched a Standard Bank Group funded project, known as  “Contributing to the Economic Empowerment of Women in Africa Through Climate Smart Agriculture” on 22 October 2019 in Nsalu, Lilongwe West. The project will seek to close the gender Read More

UN, Govt discuss development cooperation progress

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and senior Malawi Government officials on 29th October held a Joint Strategy Meeting (JSM) in Lilongwe to collectively assess progress during the first six months of implementation of the new Cooperation Framework for Malawi. Read More

Rebuilding communities after Cyclone Idai

74-year-old Anne Moyo is one of the victims that had to escape from the raging Cyclone Idai and the floods that followed. “Last year, I grew onions and, after selling, I got over 200,000 kwacha (USD 270) with which I Read More