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WFP, UNICEF partner for young children

As a caregiver at Nchalo Community Based Childcare Centre (CBCC) in Chikhwawa district, Yana is inspired to see children get the best start in their earliest years of life. And her work just got more exciting. A new WFP-UNICEF partnership Read More

165,000 benefit from UN joint food security programme

Working as one to improve farmers’ livelihoods, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) joined government staff and NGO partners in a field monitoring exercise to assess crop performance under a six-month Central Emergency Rehabilitation Project. Read More

Agriculture Ministry undertakes Gender Audit

UN Women in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural Extension Services undertook a Gender Audit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. The overall goal of the Gender Audit was to assess the capacities, challenges and potentials for mainstreaming Gender, Read More

Four year wait for a walk

Even a closer look at her is not enough to help you ascertain her real age. Until somebody tells you her age, you are likely to miss it. In fact, you would think she is still months old. And when Read More

Malawi, UN sign $2m resilience agreement

Malawi has joined five other African countries in signing a U$2 million agreement with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) aimed at building resilience against climatic shocks in one of the most affected districts in Malawi. The other five Read More

Fistula camp restores patients’ dignity

Up to 100 women living with obstetric fistula (OF) have had their dignity restored during a three-week camp sponsored by UNFPA at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) which commenced on April, 27, 2014. One of the most serious injuries of Read More

Malawi validates and launches the MAF-Action Plan

United Nations and the Government of Malawi though the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare launched the Millennium Development Goals Acceleration Framework (MAF) Action Plan and White paper at the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on 22 Read More

International Women’s Day – 8th March, 2013

The UN system in Malawi celebrated the International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, by visiting the female wing of the Maula Prison in Lilongwe to convey the message of universality of human rights for all, men and women, Read More