Monthly Archives: November 2009

Protecting soils to help combat climate change

This piece was posted by Mahara, Agriculture Coordinator of the FAIR programme in Malawi in response to an article in Alertnet. I am the Agriculture Coordinator of FAIR Programme in Malawi jointly funded by Find Your Feet(UK), Self Help Africa (UK)and Development Fund of Norway. Zambia is our neighbour so the weather pattern is similar […]

Deliberating costs lives

There have been a couple of disheartening developments this week. The World Food Summit in Rome represents an opportunity for world leaders to address the growing food security crisis. However it looks likely that leaders will be signing a vague declaration which lacks targets or deadlines for actions to reduce global hunger. This strikes a […]