News release

18 December 2012

LILONGWE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has  joined forces  with the Government of Malawi and mobile telecommunications company Airtel to launch an innovative  cash transfer programme to help  more than  100,000 people affected by food shortages in central and southern Malawi.  Funding for the initiative  is being provided by UKAID.

12 November 2012

LILONGWE – The United States Agency for International Development/Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) has contributed food valued at US$14.1 million (MK 4.23 billion) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help assist Malawians facing food shortages due to crop failure and high food prices.

7 September 2012

LILONGWE – The Government of Malawi, along with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, have started food distributions to assist those hit by crop failure and high food prices.

13 July 2012

LILONGWE –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), along with Government and other partners, is gearing up to meet a large rise in Malawi’s food needs due to localised crop failure and high prices. Compared to the previous lean season, eight times as many Malawians will need food assistance in coming months.

National Capacity, Food Security Analysis, Nutrition
28 May 2012

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) signed a landmark agreement in Botswana on 25 May 2012 to work together to fight food insecurity in the 15 member countries of the SADC region of southern Africa.

21 February 2012

The Government is Brazil is providing $2 375 000 for a new local food purchase programme to be set up by FAO and the World Food Programme (WFP) to benefit farmers and vulnerable populations in five African countries – Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger and Senegal.

School Meals
4 November 2010

Due to inadequate funding, WFP had to temporarily suspend school meals for a half a million children in Malawi

School Meals
2 November 2010

Take a step towards ending hunger with thousands of school children in Mulanje District on 6 June at 8am.

School Meals
2 November 2010

Nine walks took place in the Mulanje District of Malawi against the backdrop of scenic Mt. Mulanje. There were 11,414 participants in total, including hundreds of school children and several members of the Malawi National Football Team.

2 July 2010

For the first time ever in Malawi a farmers’ organization, made up of over 95,000 smallholder farmers, has won a competitive bid this week for the World Food Programme.