Mädchen in Malawi
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The landlocked country in Southeast Africa is struggling with the consequences of climate change.

According to the Human Development Report 2021/2022, the majority of Malawi's nearly 20 million inhabitants live from agriculture. Large parts of the country are regularly hit by weather extremes such as droughts. Harvests fail, straining the nutritional situation of many smallholder farmers.

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Ein Mann im Feld in Malawi

Sustainable fishing and agriculture

The main problem in Salima and Nkhotakota districts in Central Malawi is the loss of natural resources such as forests, soils, water and fish. The effects of this loss are food insecurity, poverty, social problems, loss of soil diversity and increasing vulnerability of the population to climate...
Ein Ochsenkarren zur Fortbewegung in Malawi

Food in difficult times

In the Dowa and Ntchisi districts in the central region of Malawi, 80% of the population live from their own agriculture. This is not enough to provide food security due to climate change and unsustainable farming practices. The effects of these problems are the lack of food security, poverty and...
Hilfe gegen die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels

Help against the effects of climate change

The effects of climate change in the form of droughts, an unpredictable onset of the rainy season and flooding, as well as the lack of alternative income opportunities, are leading to food insecurity in the Mchinji district of Malawi. The result is health problems, poverty and a lack of prospects...

Strengthening resilience against drought

Food supply is a major challenge in the Nkukula project region in the Dowa district of Malawi. One reason for this is the increasingly shorter rainy seasons and longer periods of drought, which lead to crop failures. Sign of Hope helps to improve the food security and living conditions of about 1...

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