Training for increased food security in Malawi
The impact of COVID-19 has been substantial for Malawian farmers. 80 percent of the country’s population is involved in the agricultural sector and work to supply the growing country with food. The pandemic has meant that travel restrictions, dwindling investments and a tougher export market. COVID-19 has meant an increased risk for worse food security, lower nutritional levels and widespread poverty in the country – especially in combination with increased pressure from climate change.
One Acre Fund will adapt their trainings to be practical and relevant in the age of the pandemic, all while also lessening the consequences of COVID-19 on the farmers ability to keep feeding the country.
The project is supported with SEK 2,080,000.
What the program delivers
Addressing farmers’ access to personal protection equipment to decrease the levels of infection and train farmers to lessen the risk for food security issues brought on by the pandemic.
Why we support this project
The project supports adults and children in exposed to insecurity and poverty.
Project time status
This project started in October 2020 and ended in September 2021
For more information: https://oneacrefund.org