Southern African countries had a tough 2019. The Government of Lesotho declared a national disaster as a result of the drought which left a fourth of its population facing severe food insecurity…

Barry Maher, Gracelin Baskaran |

In addition to the devastating health impacts of COVID-19, countries are also facing collateral damage to public health from disrupted health services and limited disaster preparedness response…

Priyanka Ripley |

The Malawi National Statistical Office (NSO), in collaboration with the World Bank’s Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) program and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice, disseminated the…

Heather Moylan, Habtamu Fuje |

Growing up in the most southern tip of Malawi, I remember my ancestors practicing zero tillage, intercropping maize with pigeon peas, green beans, pumpkins and more.

Mercy Chimpokosera-Mseu |

In Malawi, as in most parts of the world, childcare tasks rest predominantly on women – in fact, Malawian women and girls above the age of 15, spend seven times more on unpaid care and domestic…

Odete Duarte Muximpua, Gaia Hatzfeldt |

Building numerous reading centers across Malawi strengthens children's learning.

Grace Erika Meki Jumah |

On March 20, 2020, Malawi’s President, Peter Mutharika, declared a State of Disaster due to the high risk of a COVID-19 outbreak. A few days later, on April 2, not far from my house in a…

Francisco Obreque |

In Malawi, UNICEF reported that in 2017, 46% of girls are married before the age of 18 and 9% before the age of 15. This has robbed our sisters the opportunity of getting a decent education,…

Brian C. Kalimbuka |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |