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The Second Annual Agricultural Transformation Summit

After one year of programming, the Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) convened its second annual Agricultural Transformation Summit on November 14, 2019. Focused on the theme of inclusive science, technology, and innovation, the event sought to encourage knowledge sharing and idea generation to drive agricultural transformation in Malawi.

Agriculture and Livelihoods

AgTech Challenge 2019

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) convened its second annual Agricultural Transformation Summit. The summit sought to encourage knowledge sharing and idea generation in several ways, one of which was with an Agricultural Technology Fair called the “AgTech Challenge.” Primary, secondary and tertiary students presented innovations that addressed challenges faced by Malawian groundnut farmers. Noted inventor and author William Kamkwamba (The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind) served as a guest judge and mentor to student participants.

Agriculture and Livelihoods

Agricultural Transformation Initiative- Positioning Education for the Twenty-First Century

Global trends in artificial intelligence, automation, and bioinformatics are changing agriculture. If the Agricultural Transformation Initiative’s (ATI) investments into market-driven solutions are to reap benefits for smallholder tobacco farmers, agricultural market actors and farmers must have the high-tech skills necessary to succeed in twenty-first century agriculture. ATI is investing in global partnerships to bring world-class educational opportunities to aspiring Malawians.

Agriculture and Livelihoods

launching our agricultural transformation initiative in malawi, december 2018

The ATI is the Malawi branch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, that focuses specifically on smallholder farmers in Malawi.

Agriculture and Livelihoods

ngabaghila chatata: first place in 2018 youth pitch competition

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative’s youth pitch competition at the 2018 Agricultural Transformation Summit in Malawi

Agriculture and Livelihoods

hastings nhlane: second place in 2018 youth pitch competition

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative’s youth pitch competition at the 2018 Agricultural Transformation Summit in Malawi

Agriculture and Livelihoods

maness nkhata: third place in 2018 youth pitch competition

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative’s youth pitch competition at the 2018 Agricultural Transformation Summit in Malawi

Agriculture and Livelihoods

sautso mbendera: fourth place in 2018 youth pitch competition

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative’s youth pitch competition at the 2018 Agricultural Transformation Summit in Malawi

Agriculture and Livelihoods

luanar scholarship with the rotary club of lilongwe, december 2018

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative and the Rotary Club of Lilongwe Partner on Pilot Scholarship Fund for Malawi University LUANAR

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concept development of the center for agricultural transformation in malawi, new york, november 2018

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profile of farmers in malawi, december 2018

Agriculture and Livelihoods

The True Cost Of A Cigarette

A tobacco farming family in Malawi struggles in the face of rapidly changing economic realities.