A follow up trip to Karonga was made to see how the farmers that received the Mbundumali cassava variety from SSLLP were doing. The cassava crop has thrived very well and the farmers are very happy because soon they will reap from what they sowed. There are various expectations on what they will do with…

SSLLP recognizes that women  contribute positively to Agricultural activities and the well being of various households through out the whole country. Women have benefited from the various projects

• Sourcing and distributing various improved livestock species to smallholder farmers • Capacity building of extension workers and smallholder farmers • Providing veterinary services to smallholder farmers • Addressing cross-cutting issues such as gender, child rights, HIV and AIDS, and environmental protection and natural resource management • Promoting appropriate standards and operations for water and…

Climate change and SSLLP

Climate change has not been an exception in Malawi and some districts like Karonga have been greatly affected by drought and floods that have occurred due to climate change.  SSLLP has intervened to help households that have been affected by climate change, SSLLP has been involved in distributing cassava varieties and sweet potato varieties to…

Our success story: The story of Steria Naphiri

Steria Naphiri aged 71 is one of the ten people who received the original high grade dairy cattle in February, 2003.Steria was a business woman before the animals were given to her, for a living she sold fish and beans and when the dairy cattle were given to her she stopped selling beans and fish…

The crop livestock integration and marketing in Malawi project.

SSLLP in partnership with ICRISAT and IRLI was awarded a 2.5 million euros grant by EU to implement an Agribusiness project for smallholder farmers in Balaka, Chiradzulu and Thyolo  for three years. This project will connect farmers, buyers as well as other value chain players. The project aims to encourage farmers to incorporate farm residues…