Farmers Union of Malawi - Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Awarded Grants

Organization

Farmers Union of Malawi

FOCUS COUNTRY

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR

Agriculture and Livelihoods

Purpose

Agriculture recovery project, including opportunity for crop diversification to prepare for a time when there is a reduced demand for leaf tobacco

Expected Key Deliverables

The goal of the project is to improve food security, nutritional alternatives, and income of flood affected households in targeted tobacco farming districts. The project has two specific objectives: increase access to irrigation technology by smallholder farmers, and increase crop production, productivity and access to markets by smallholder farmers

Key Deliverables Received

Completed: Design and construction of a solar powered irrigation scheme. Training in management of irrigation, water management, agricultural practices, cooperative development, management, and marketing. Procurement and distribution of farm inputs. Facilitated linkages to private produce off-takers

Approval

Jul-19

Project End Date

Jun-20

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