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Why Earth Day 2021 is special

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This Earth Day marks an especially important moment for international climate diplomacy and commitment - as well as being a key moment for action in Malawi, too.

From poacher to bee-keeper: the story of Chikondi

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Living in harmony with nature has proven its benefits to villagers surrounding Majete Wildlife Reserve. This feature story shows how support for an eco-friendly job has been transformational for one man and his family.

Women developing communities

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When Godfrey Chikwakwa married Joyce White 24 years ago, little did he know that she would employ him. With help from a Village Savings and Loans Association - supported by the PROSPER programme - Ms White has successfully started her own small business.

Producing more food, eating good food

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For decades, Malawi has been experiencing devastating disasters including floods, dry spells, and pest outbreaks. These disasters have destroyed people’s livelihoods. Here's what the PROSPER programme is doing to bolster people's resilience.

Valuing water on World Water Day 2021

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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.

Majete Wildlife Reserve: restoring nature and securing local jobs

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A nature conservation initiative in Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi is providing sustainable jobs for local people – and helping the communities’ youngsters to know what a tall tree or an elephant looks like, for the first time in their lives.