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P4P Stories from the field, Nutrition, Purchase for Progress, School Meals
4 July 2014

This year, International Co-operative Day, celebrated on 5 July, has the theme 'Co-operative enterprises achieve sustainable development for all.' In Malawi, WFP works with smallholder farming co-ops in its Home Grown School Feeding programme to sustain a cycle of community development.

Cash and Vouchers
2 June 2014

Zione Black says WFP's emergency cash transfers have helped her buy the food her family needs. She is one of nearly 2 million vulnerable Malawians who averted hunger with WFP assistance during the 2013/14 hunger season.

P4P Stories from the field
15 May 2014

A partnership between WFP and a farmers' co-op has had some far-reaching consequences for its members - and some unexpected benefits for the women on its management committee.

Focus on Women, Gender, School Meals
22 April 2014

Alice Kankhwala was one of the first students to receive WFP school meals in 1999. Fifteen years later, she is now a teacher, inspiring young girls to follow her example and complete their education too.

Climate Change, Emergencies, Food for Assets
8 April 2014

In 2004, WFP implemented a food-for-asset project in Phalombe district in southern Malawi. Ten years later, the farmers who took part in the project are self-sufficient - no longer left high and dry when the weather turns against them. 

Climate Change, Focus on Women, Gender
25 March 2014

This March, WFP joined the global community in honouring International Women’s Month under the theme ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. In Malawi, a country affected by food insecurity and climate change, WFP is empowering women and protecting the environment through the Africa Adaption Programme.

Nutrition
11 March 2014

About one in two children risk being stunted in central Malawi. To address this alarming problem of undernutrition, WFP has launched an innovative Prevention of Stunting project to improve the nutritional well-being of young children and their mothers.

 

 

 

School Meals
6 February 2014

Dutch company PostNL has been supporting WFP's school meals programme in Malawi since 2004 - not only through funding but also by sending project managers to oversee the construction of schools. PostNL executives recently visited Malawi to see the programme in action. 

Cash and Vouchers, Capacity Development, Climate Change, Focus on Women, Food for Assets, Gender, NGOs, Nutrition, Purchase for Progress, School Meals
29 January 2014

From resilience building efforts to sustainable school meals, here are 10 photos that look back on WFP's fight against hunger in Malawi. In 2014, WFP Malawi is building on last year's momentum to scale-up all efforts to work towards achieving the Zero Hunger Challenge.

Nutrition
3 January 2014

WFP is helping to build a more nutrition-secure Malawi through an innovative programme aimed at preventing stunting. Some 47 percent of Malawian children have stunted growth -- one of the highest rates in Africa.