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The Problem

Although the Government of Malawi is committed to poverty reduction, progress has been slow in recent years. The struggle with extreme poverty is reflected in rural communities, where malnutrition rates are extremely high, especially among women and young children.

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Our Objectives

The first phase of the Rooting Out Hunger project (ROH 1) focused on promoting the adoption and appropriate use of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) as a food-based approach in reducing malnutrition and poverty levels in Malawi.

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Where We Work

We work in Chikwawa, Phalombe, and Zomba districts and we are extending into neighboring Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Mwanza, and Nsanje districts; all located in Southern Malawi.

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