Communications

Auctions in markets herald higher incomes for Malawi’s crop-livestock farmers
Auctions in markets herald higher incomes for Malawi’s crop-livestock farmers

Farmers in three districts of Malawi are able to earn more than they did from selling goats, thanks to a simple intervention that brought...

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The nexus between agri-food value chains and nutrition
The nexus between agri-food value chains and nutrition

Multi-stakeholder policy dialog in Malawi Malawi has prioritized improving food security for its people through maize-oriented policies and...

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Phalula’s meat business is changing and its butchers are heralding it
Phalula’s meat business is changing and its butchers are heralding it

The meat trade in Malawai’s Phalula is on the cusp of transformation with butchers set to turn businessmen courtesy of a modernized slaughterhouse...

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Business meets nutrition as Kuroiler chickens find a place in smallholder farms in Malawi
Business meets nutrition as Kuroiler chickens find a place in smallholder farms in Malawi

When the Kuroiler, a dual-purpose chicken breed renowned for its performance under free range village farming systems was introduced in Malawi by...

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Is there a future in crop residues as a source of biomass to feed livestock?
Is there a future in crop residues as a source of biomass to feed livestock?

In the context of small land holdings in Malawi, would the use of crop by-products and residues hold the key to sustainable livestock production?...

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Combating malnutrition, one chicken at a time: The one-child-one-chicken rule?
Combating malnutrition, one chicken at a time: The one-child-one-chicken rule?

“How about a one-child-one-chicken rule?” One of the women farmers breaks the contemplative silence during a field training on rural...

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