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10 February

Partnering with small-scale farmers through revenue-sharing alternative to aid by Adrian Raisbeck – mbora On the southeastern shore of Lake Malawi, a project called mbora is proving itself an alternative to aid dependency in rural African communities, says project founder Adrian Raisbeck. “mbora has formed two groups of predominantly women smallholder farmers working solar irrigated […]

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19 December

Fungiculture and Success in Malawi by Mary Jane Maxwell     The list of agricultural problems in Malawi is long; they appear intractable — impossible to solve. However, shortening that list has consumed two young social entrepreneurs. With support from the Resolution Project and the Mastercard Foundation, they are training women and youth to start […]

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30 September

Baobab Holds Out Promise for Malawi’s Farmers and Forests by Sam Jones     Sitting in his well-ordered office on the outskirts of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, Chris Dohse reflects on the metamorphosis of the mango. How, he asks, did the once-exotic south Asian fruit achieve high street ubiquity, reinventing itself as everything from a cheesecake […]

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