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

Awarded Grants

Organization

Farmers Union of Malawi

COUNTRY FOCUS

Malawi

Category of Work

Agricultural Diversification

Area of Focus

Sustainable agricultural alternatives

Description

Agriculture recovery project to improve food security, nutrition and income of flood affected households in targeted districts

Key Deliverables

  1. Rapid verification exercise on the impact of the floods and identification of beneficiaries
  2. Design and construction of a solar powered irrigation scheme
  3. Training in management of irrigation and water management for the irrigation schemes and good agriculture practices
  4. Procurement and distribution of banana suckers, multiple vegetable seeds, maize, fertilizer, chilies and sweet potatoes
  5. Trained farmers in cooperative development, leadership, farm business management and marketing
  6. Connected farmer organizations with private produce off-takers

Approval Date

Jul. 2019

Project End Date

Jun. 2020

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