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 Potential Interns Those who want experience as interns are free to participate in any of our flexible programmes. The programmes include the Clean Beaches Project where, in addition to keeping beaches clean for safe sanitation, they can also participate in the Annual Chigumbuli Beach Soccer Tournament or participate in tree planting...

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...

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Bobu and Kamtekete villagers in Ngala in Nkhota Kota district are pregnant with excitement as they witness the sinking of one bore in each of their villages by URAC, courtesy of funds raised by Konrad Kess through the German charity, Malawi-Hilfe Schwindegg e.V. Until recently, for the people of Bobu Village, particularly women and children,...