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Archive for the ‘Malawi’ Category

Oxfam restoring hope to flood victims in Malawi

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 Posted in Countries, English, Malawi | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" 27 year old Marita Wyson"][/caption] Daud Kayisi: Media & Communications Coordinator, Malawi She has no structures she can call home. She has no maize that would assure her of the next day’s meal. She has ...

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] One in four people in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry, the worst prevalence of any region in the world and more than double the global average. Climate change is a major contributor to this, threatening the ...

Learning from Typhoon Haiyan: Are Southern African countries ready for the challenge?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Zuze holds up his failed maize plants.‘The climate keeps on changing and if it doesn’t improve life will be hard on us and we will just be waiting for the time when are going to ...

Oxfam, CARD link smallholder farmers to ready markets

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Countries, English, Malawi | No Comments »

By: Daud Kayisi,Media & Communications Coordinator, Malawi [caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Kholoni women group processing ground nuts to ground nut paste"][/caption] Due to favourable climatic conditions, smallholder farmers from Mchinji district are among those that grow groundnuts, soy beans and ...

Climate Change no longer a myth in Southern Africa

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Angola, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

By Professor Nicholas Ngepah: Senior Regional Research Adviser for Oxfam in Southern Africa [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Workers preparing fields to grow corn, Gutu project irrigation site. Credit DAVID_WHITE"][/caption] Climate change is no longer a myth in Southern African communities. It is ...

Achieving food self-sufficiency amidst the challenge of climate change

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Malawi | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] In Malawi like elsewhere, climate change is hitting hard and is happening fast. The changing weather has negatively affected people’s livelihoods as many families hardly harvest enough to sustain their families. To cap it all, ...

Introducing ‘Oxfam Connect’.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Sarah Catherine Firth, in collaboration with Oxfam Connect in South Africa ”The world is changing, and with it the fight against global poverty and injustice.” The Oxfam in Southern Africa team produced this 5 minute video explaining ...

The Resource Curse: Is this the cause of growing inequality in Southern Africa?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 Posted in Angola, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Augustine Mandigora (Oxfam Regional Policy Manager: Southern Africa) & Prof. Nicholas Ngepah (Oxfam Senior Regional Research Adviser: Southern Africa) [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Economic Inequality. Picture Credit : Oxfam"][/caption] The Oxfam Briefing Paper “Working ...

Village Savings and Loans : Bail from the poverty trap

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Posted in English, Malawi, Mozambique, Women's rights | No Comments »

Story by Daudi Kayisi/ Oxfam in Malawi. Photo Credit: Geofrey Kamanga/CRECCOM Fanny Magoli from Domazi Mulera village, was tired and frustrated with fruit and vegetable businesses which did not make any significant impact on her and her family’s ...

Women mobilizing fellow women farmers:Christina Mtawali Anderson

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, Education, English, Malawi, Women's rights | No Comments »

Story and Photo Credit : Daud Kayisi , Oxfam Malawi [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" Christina Mtawali Anderson"][/caption] For the past 20 years Christina Mtawali Anderson, 59, from Mayesa village Traditional Authority Zulu in Mchinji district has been ...