Malawi http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Malawi Country content en Canada's assistance to WFP Malawi's refugee operation http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/canadas-assistance-wfps-refugee-operation Canada's contribution of US$ 900,000 is being used to meet the food and nutrition needs of some 20,500 refugees at Dzaleka Camp in Dowa, Malawi. Malawi Local Refugees and IDPs Nutrition Procurement Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:10:51 +0000 WFP 644210 at http://www.wfp.org Germany Boosts Nutrition & Resilience Efforts For Malawi’s Vulnerable Communities http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/germany-boosts-nutrition-resilience-efforts-malawis-vulnerable-communities LILONGWE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed two contributions from the government of Germany totalling €2.6 million. Part of the donation, €395,900 (about 240 million MWK), is for nutrition assistance, and the remaining €2,250,000 (about 1.4 billion MWK) will help build resilience over a four-year period in some of Malawi’s most food insecure districts. Malawi Africa Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:18:29 +0000 WFP 643991 at http://www.wfp.org Government Of Malawi, The United Nations And Partners Celebrate World Food Day & African Day For Food And Nutrition Security http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/government-malawi-united-nations-and-partners-celebrate-world-food-day-african-d-0 LILONGWE – The Government of Malawi, the United Nations and partners are marking World Food Day and African Day for Food and Nutrition Security by celebrating the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving food security through small-scale, sustainable agricultural production. Malawi Africa Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:49:20 +0000 WFP 643682 at http://www.wfp.org Women Get Recognition For Feeding Malawi’s Children http://www.wfp.org/stories/women-get-recognition-feeding-malawi%E2%80%99s-children International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on 15 October to promote rural women as key players in making the changes necessary for sustainable development, including improving food security. In honour of the day and to promote gender equality, WFP in Malawi is helping to empower women volunteer cooks in the school meals programme. Focus on Women School Meals Malawi Local Africa Focus on Women Gender School Meals Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:45:10 +0000 Sarah Rawson 643648 at http://www.wfp.org Stunting Solutions: Malawi’s Tall Order http://www.wfp.org/videos/stunting-solutions-malawi%E2%80%99s-tall-order In Malawi, 42 percent of children under 5 years of age have stunted growth -- one of the highest rates in Africa. Since early 2014, WFP is providing technical and logistical support for an innovative project, implemented by the country’s Ministry of Health and financed by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, aimed at preventing stunting in Malawi. Malawi Malawi stunting Africa Video stories Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:35:24 +0000 WFP 643592 at http://www.wfp.org Stunting Solutions: Malawi’s Tall Order http://www.wfp.org/videos/stunting-solutions-malawi%E2%80%99s-tall-order In Malawi, 42 percent of children under 5 years of age have stunted growth -- one of the highest rates in Africa. Since early 2014, WFP is providing technical and logistical support for an innovative project, implemented by the country’s Ministry of Health and financed by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, aimed at preventing stunting in Malawi. Malawi Malawi stunting Africa Video stories Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:35:24 +0000 WFP 643592 at http://www.wfp.org Linking Farmers To Refugee Families In Malawi http://www.wfp.org/stories/%E2%80%9Ceverybody-benefits%E2%80%9D-linking-farmers-families-dzaleka-refugee-camp WFP purchases maize from Malawian farmers to provide assistance to the growing refugee population in Malawi. In boosting local market activity and meeting the food needs of the refugees, everyone benefits. Contributions to WFP Preventing Hunger Purchase for Progress Malawi Local Africa P4P Stories from the field Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Nutrition Purchase for Progress Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:02:56 +0000 WFP 643482 at http://www.wfp.org Innovative Climate-Risk Solution Expands To Insure Farmers In Malawi And Zambia http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/innovative-climate-risk-solution-expands-insure-farmers-malawi-and-zambia NEW YORK/GENEVA – Vulnerable rural households in Malawi and Zambia will soon be able to better protect their crops and livelihoods against climate variability thanks to the expansion of the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative (R4). Climate Change Malawi Zambia Global Africa Climate Change Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:24:27 +0000 WFP 643279 at http://www.wfp.org World Hunger Falls, But 805 Million Still Chronically Undernourished - MDG Target To Halve Proportion Of World’s Hungry Still Within Reach By End Of 2015 http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-hunger-falls-805-million-still-chronically-undernourished-mdg-target-halve-p 16 September 2014, Rome - About 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today. Journalists ED - E.Cousin Nutrition Preventing Hunger What is Malnutrition? Bolivia Brazil Haiti Indonesia Madagascar Malawi Yemen Local Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Nutrition Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:33:37 +0000 WFP 643168 at http://www.wfp.org Driving Towards Zero Hunger In Malawi http://www.wfp.org/stories/driving-towards-zero-hunger-malawi-0 Lilongwe – In anticipation of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, WFP is joining other organizations and agencies around the globe to acknowledge the heroes who risk their lives every day to help people in need. WFP Malawi spoke to one of its own humanitarian heroes, Gregorio Kambuwa, who retired last month at the age of 65 after having served on the team for 15 years. Malawi Local Africa Logistics Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:49:17 +0000 WFP 642721 at http://www.wfp.org