Friday, August 13, 2010
LIAT + VS&L = Food Security
Africa is the only continent in which food production has failed to keep up with the growth in population. In Malawi, where shortages of the staple food, maize, hunger and malnutrition result in high infant mortality, improved crop production techniques are a high priority.
This is why ASAP Africa Malawi's "Chimvano pa Chuma" - Unity for Economic Growth" - program integrates low input agriculture and organic farming techniques with village savings and lending skills training.
Click here to learn more about low input agriculture and organic farming, and the challenges faced by subsistence farmers in Malawi.