LAGAFA Training Workshop on Regional Food Security Advocacy

 As part of the Civil Society Organisations' (CSO) capacity building, members of the CISANET are being trained to understand and undertake policy analysis.

CISANET is mobilising the CSO's at National and District level to undertake policy advocacy at various levels. During this training which took place at Sheila's Lodge in Lilongwe for two days 12th and 13th September, CISANET members from all the district networks participated in the training.

Insufficient Funding Suffocates Green Belt Initiative

Dr. NjolomaOn May 17, last year, President Joyce Banda during the opening of the 2013/14 Budget meeting of Parliament declared that government planned to complete the construction of Chikwawa Green Belt Initiative Scheme in Salima in that year fiscal year.

She added that government would then commence the construction of 1 000 hectares of Nthola-llora-Ngosi Irrigation Scheme in Karonga.

GOVERNMENT WELCOMES NEW HANCI FINDINGS ON ADDRESSING UNDER-NUTRITION, HUNGER

Principal Secretary for Nutrition, HIV and AidsGovernment has welcomed new evidence from the Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) 2013 which ranks Malawi third in addressing under-nutrition and hunger.

The new finding were shared on Thursday during National Policy Dialogue on Hunger, Nutrition, and Climate Change organized by the Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex of the United Kingdom (UK).