'Fertilizer trees' and Malawi's new food security initiative uri icon


  • The first priority of the United Nationâ??s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015. Malawi is one of Africaâ??s chronic hunger hotspots. Over the past ten years, several agricultural reforms and food security Initiatives have been undertaken by the government, Including: liberalized market reform, food reserves during years of hunger, the targeted input programme (TIP), promotion of organic manure, small scale Irrigation schemes, and currently, the Targeted Fertilizer Subsidy Programme (TFSP) is underway

publication date

  • 2004