Over 200 households in some parts of Chikwawa district have been displaced by floods due to heavy rains on January 2, 2015.

After a group of Malawi civil society organisations accused Paladin, a uranium miner company in Karonga northern part of Malawi, of secretly discharging wastes into Lake Malawi, the company, has hi

A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) says Africa must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an e

We surveyed 3199 first- and final-year medical and nursing students at 16 premier government institutions in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia. The survey contained questions to identify factors that could predict students’ intentions to migrate. Primary outcomes were the likelihoods of migrating to work abroad or working in rural areas in the country of training within five years post-training. We assessed predictors of migration intentions using multivariable proportional odds models.

The number of hungry people in the world has fallen sharply over the past decade but 805 million, or one in nine of the global population, still do not have enough to eat, three U.N.

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets. A stock-taking of where stand on reducing hunger and malnutrition shows that progress in hunger reduction at the global level and in many countries has continued but that substantial additional effort is needed in others.

The African Development Bank and Malawi signed three agreements for $104 million in the form of loans and grants, the Daily Times reported.

Critics question ethics of allowing pregnant women to receive treatment that falls below the standard in their country.

TheFAO has released a publication that assesses incentives and conditioning factors relating to adaptation strategies and their impact on crop productivity in Malawi. The study finds that there is no single strategy for adaptation, which is driven by a number of structural and capacity-related variables.

Air quality in urban areas is a cause of concern because of increased industrial activities that contribute to large quantities of emissions. The study assess levels and variations of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) in Blantyre, Malawi using a stationary environmental monitoring station (EMS). Results show that CO level (2.47 ± 1.23 mg m-3) were below the Malawian limit value (10.31 mg m-3). Although, NO2 (4.02 ± 2.47 mg m-3) and SO2 (8.58 ± 2.88 mg m-3) were significantly higher than allowable Malawian Standards (0.52 and 0.23 mg m-3, respectively).