Managing Food Value Chains for Improved Nutrition for Urban Vulnerable

Managing Food Value Chains for Improved Nutrition for Urban VulnerablePopulations in Lusaka (Zambia) and Mzuzu (Malawi) Project (Africitiesfood) INCEPTION WORRKSHOP12 – 13 October 2021CHATONDA LODGE, MZUZU, MALAWIOverviewBoth Zambia and Malawi face severe food and nutrition security challenges with theGlobal Network Against Food Crises (2020:34) ranking the two among the fastesturbanizing in Southern Africa. Additionally, the...

URAC-Mzuni Collaborate on Urban Food Chains Research Project

URAC has collaborated with Mzuni (www.mzuni.ac.mw) in a research project funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR) under its small research assignments (SRA) window.  The  project, ‘managing food chains for improved nutrition for urban vulnerable populations’ aims to identify and characterise the nature and scale of food and...

mzuni interns at urac

Mzuni Interns at URAC URAC received two hard working students from Mzuzu University (www.mzuni.ac.mw) for their 3 months internship. The two interns, Joseph Mduzi (left) and Lickson Chitema (right) are on internship as part of their academic requirement to graduate in the Urban & Regional Planning programme in the Built Environment Department. Every year URAC...

urac and covid-19 fight

URAC and Covid Fight URAC Village Clinic is the centre for Covid-19 vaccination in Chilumba Town. The choice of the clinic for the noble shows the properly considered spatial location of the clinic but also signifies our small contribution to the fight against the pandemic. The clinic, built with funds from our partners, Malawi Freunde Rottenburg, supports...

URAC Director of Research in High Profile Inquiry Committee The Director of Research at URAC, Prof Wiseman Chijere Chirwa is one the 14-member high profile inquiry committee appointed by His Excellency the president of Malawi Dr Lazarus Chakwera to inquire into three issue that dent government image. These issues are public sector procurement, allowances and...

URAC BOARD CHAIR

BOARD CHAIR POST FILLED The URAC Board, sitting at Chigumbuli Beach in Chintheche on 21st December 2020, unanimously elected Mr. Mike Moyo as the new chairman of the board of directors of URAC for a two-year period.    Mr Moyo is a fellow of Malawi Institute of Physical Planners (MIPP) and one of country’s most...