Themes

Social protection

Social protection systems can help individuals and households with different attributes to graduate out of poverty, through improved human capacity, including better health, nutrition, education and building productive assets. In Malawi and through the BRACC programme, social safety net systems are linked to expanding people's livelihood opportunities and generating sustainable and resilient livelihoods.

The case for cash in responding to humanitarian crises in Malawi

Policy brief
A plethora of evidence indicates that, where markets are functioning, cash is a highly effective modality for providing food security assistance to crisis-affected populations - say the International Humanitarian NGO coalition in Malawi, in this policy brief.

Cash boost to people facing hunger in Malawi

News
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a £4.5 million contribution from the Government of the United Kingdom to provide cash assistance to people facing severe hunger in Malawi.

PROSPER newsletter - September 2020

Issues brief

The first issue of the Promoting Sustainable Partnerships for Empowered Resilience (PROSPER) Semi-Annual Newsletter shares some of the key achievements and innovations of our first year of operatio

Social protection newsletter: October-November 2019

Issues brief
In this first Social Protection Newsletter from GIZ, the organisation describes the kick-off of its work to support the implementation of the Malawi National Social Support Programme (MNSSP) II in 22 districts. Capacity building and coherence are on the agenda.

Social protection newsletter: June 2020

Issues brief
This regular newsletter from GIZ’s Social Protection Programme describes their most recent activities in Malawi. Find out what the team has been up to, with regards to COVID-19-related emergency support, and helping district officers to travel more easily.

BRACC Knowledge and Policy Hub

Project
The hub provides knowledge, policy and implementation support to the BRACC implementing partners, acting to ensure that the impact of the programme is greater than the sum of its parts.

PROSPER

Project
PROSPER works to build the resilience of households and communities, strengthen shock sensitive social protection, expand climate smart agriculture, reduce exposure to hazards and risks, and achieve food and nutrition security, by diversifying and improving income generation and economic opportunities.