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

Unleashing Agriculture’s Potential for Improved Health and Nutrition in Malawi

On September 26-27, 2011, IFPRI together with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MoAFS) and supported by USAID and Irish Aid, held the conference "Unleashing Agriculture's Potential for Improved Health and Nutrition in Malawi" at the Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi, that brought together key players on agriculture, nutrition and health to unleash the >> Read more