The Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) on Monday and Tuesday conducted a self-Organisational Capacity Assessment (OCA) to contribute to the overall assessment of CISANET as regards to critical elements for effective organisational management and network functioning.
Alice Mwase has a particular passion-cotton farming-which is the only means of securing food for her family.
In her area, Kalambo in Balaka, growing cotton, unlike maize, is the lifeline for many families because cotton is viewed as the most viable cash crop as the climate is appropriate for its production.
Government through the Department of Nutrition in liaison with civil society organisations has developed a framework law, the Food and Nutrition Bill, which seeks to effectively guarantee the right to adequate food and nutrition.
Action Aid Malawi in partnership with the Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) recently (15th August, 2016) briefed some Parliamentary committees on an accountability project that seeks to contribute to improved transparency and accountability in public expenditure.
We, the Bishops of the Catholic Church in Malawi, having reflected on the food insecurity situation in our country, have resolved to make few comments, observations and recommendations on this matter of magnitude importance to God’s creatures wellbeing.
It is disheartening and painful to think of our 6.5 million brothers and sisters in Christ, who the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee Report (MVAC, 2016) has indicated as needing humanitarian assistance for them to continue living a dignified life.