The Food-Energy-Water Nexus Video

A new video was developed by the Food-Energy-Water Nexus Project in Malawi, a collaboration of Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Hohenheim, Germany, and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Food security, energy, and water constitute basic needs of households. Commonly, interventions of policymakers or other stakeholders which target the necessities of households only focus on >> Read more

The Food-Energy-Water Security Nexus: Policy Dialogue Workshop

Food security, energy and water constitute basic needs of households. Commonly, interventions of policymakers or other stakeholders which target the necessities of households only focus on one of these needs. However, the supply of food, energy and water depends on a complex and interrelating system of natural resources. The Food Security-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus project has >> Read more

IFPRI’s 2016 Global Food Policy Report

The Global Food Policy Report is IFPRI’s flagship publication. This year’s annual report examines major food policy issues, global and regional developments, and commitments made in 2015, and presents data on key food policy indicators. The report also proposes key policy options for 2016 and beyond to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Of particular relevance to >> Read more

The Virtuous Food Security-Energy-Water Nexus: presentation of mid-term results

IFPRI will host a dissemination workshop on the Virtuous Food Security-Energy-Water Nexus in Malawi, at the Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Mid-term results will be presented from the project “Policies and institutions for achieving the virtuous Food Security-Energy-Water Nexus in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Malawi”. The project is a >> Read more

Environmentally-Friendly Cooking in Malawi

According to the 2012 NSO Statistical Year Book, more than 95% of households in Malawi rely on firewood or charcoal for cooking. The usage of wood-based fuel for preparing food has contributed to a high deforestation rate in Malawi. Forest area was reduced by more than 9% between 2001 and 2011 (see FAOStat). Using improved >> Read more