The role of markets in poverty reduction and resilience is often misunderstood. As summarised by Jason Agar of PROSPER Markets, “People are not poor because they are integrated into markets. They are poor because they are NOT integrated into markets”.
5th June will be World Environment Day 2021, with the theme “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.” The day also marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
Today is World Water Day 2021, with the theme of “valuing water”. Water is essential to life and livelihoods – yet access to it is unequal, and often complex trade-offs have to be considered when allocating between different purposes.
On 4 February 2021 over 80 young Malawians, aged between 18 and 35 and committed to climate change issues, joined “The Road to COP26-National Youth Consultative Forum on Climate Change”.
Malawi's 2019 heatwave led to consecutive days with very high temperatures - a scenario that tea growers fear. Tea bushes were scorched in Mulanje and Thyolo districts.
The new government took over affairs of state at the most critical time for Malawi - says Katharine Vincent, of the BRACC Knowledge and Policy Hub.