Malawi Country content en Tradition Meets Innovation in Farmer Field Days The theme for International Day of Cooperatives – celebrated this year on 4 July – is ’Equality’. The World Food Programme (WFP) is marking the day by reaffirming its commitment to empowering women through its Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative in Malawi. Purchase for Progress Malawi Africa P4P Stories from the field Focus on Women Purchase for Progress Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:34:38 +0000 Cheu Mita 647061 at A Life Changed In Malawi School meals prevent children from going hungry on a daily basis. Over time, this can make a big difference. In primary school, Joseph Steven received countless meals through the World Food Programme's (WFP) school feeding programme. Now a student and soon-to-be graduate of medical school, Joseph reflects on the support that helped get him to where he is now.  School Meals Malawi Global Africa School Meals Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:00:22 +0000 Cheu Mita 646822 at Progress On Stunting Prevention In Malawi LILONGWE – An innovative stunting-prevention programme in Malawi is showing signs of positive results, according to a progress review taking place this week. Malawi Africa Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:25:47 +0000 WFP 646618 at Going The Distance To Deliver In Malawi In response to the 2015 floods disaster in Malawi, the WFP co-led Logistics Cluster has teamed up with the government and communities to deliver vital relief assistance. Logistics Malawi Africa Capacity Building Climate Change Emergencies Floods General Food Distribution Logistics Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:28:51 +0000 Hazel Kandaya 646607 at Cash And Voucher Solutions To Hunger In Malawi Each lean season WFP gives vulnerable Malawian households food assistance. For the first time, WFP this year gave out vouchers for the nutrition component of the project which allowed nursing mothers and mothers of young children to receive a locally produced porridge called Likuni Phala. Cash and Vouchers Nutrition Malawi Local Africa Cash and Vouchers Nutrition Wed, 27 May 2015 15:55:29 +0000 Cheu Mita 646525 at New Study Reveals Huge Impact Of Hunger On Economy Of Malawi LILONGWE – Malawi’s economy loses nearly MKW 150 billion (nearly US$600 million) annually due to the effects of child undernutrition. This is the alarming finding of a new study launched today in Lilongwe. Malawi Africa Wed, 13 May 2015 08:33:27 +0000 WFP 646328 at 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Child Nutrition In Malawi Malawi has made remarkable progress in improving child health outcomes as evidenced by the reduction in infant and under-five mortality. However, there has been slow progress in reducing malnutrition. Currently, the country has high levels of stunting among under- five children, which is an indication that chronic food and nutrition insecurity are still prevalent. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing them on Twitter. Malawi Global Africa Mon, 11 May 2015 15:13:02 +0000 WFP 646274 at WFP—UNICEF Partnership For Young Children Continues To Grow In Malawi In the midst of responding to devastating floods that hit Malawi in early 2015, WFP continues to work towards eliminating hunger by safeguarding the social sector and supporting education. Malawi Local Africa Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:11:31 +0000 Abeeba Banda 645889 at UN World Food Programme Executive Director Visits Malawi LILONGWE – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin is making a two-day trip to Malawi from today. ED - E.Cousin Malawi Global Africa Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:16:02 +0000 WFP 645841 at How Development Partners are Making Malawi Flood Response Possible Thanks to contributions from development partners including UKaid through the Department for International Development (DFID), WFP has been able to rapidly deliver life-saving food assitance to victims of the 2015 floods in Malawi. Contributions to WFP Malawi Local Africa Emergencies Floods Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:55:56 +0000 Kaitlin Grant 645780 at