Friday
Apr 25
2014

How Farmers Are Benefiting From Carbon Credits in Nine Photos

Smallholder farmers in Malawi are increasingly threatened by environmental changes, deforestation, and poor land management which lead to diminishing economic opportunities. The Clinton Development Initiative established the Trees of Hope project in 2007 to address these negative effects of climate change and improve the livelihoods of rural farmers in the Dowa and Neno districts of Malawi.
Wednesday
Apr 23
2014

Four Questions About Climate Smart Agriculture in Malawi

Adapting to the negative impacts of climate change is a pressing challenge for anyone engaged in the agricultural sector. Smallholder farmers are particularly vulnerable to these changes such as erratic weather patterns, increased water shortages, shorter growing seasons, and changes in plant and animals diseases and agricultural pests.

Empowering Female Farmers to Uplift Communities

Mar 9, 2013
The Clinton Development Initiative established the Anchor Farm Project in 2008 to help smallholder farmers in Malawi create sustainable farming solutions and increase their income. Since then, the project has expanded to include four 1,000 hectare “anchor” farms that partner with more than 21,000 local...

A Slideshow Celebrating International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2013
Over the past 11 years we've been working to strengthen opportunity for women and girls around the world – from educating young girls on life-long healthy eating habits to providing women business owners in Haiti, Latin America, Africa, and the United States with technical assistance, as well as providing...

Cutting Carbon and Alleviating Poverty

Oct 31, 2012
When it comes to climate change, individuals have traditionally been in a frustrating position. Our daily activities cause fossil fuels to burn; yet these activities are necessary to function in a modern society. It’s not practical to turn off the heat in the winter, to not use electricity, or to always walk or bike everywhere.

Helping Malawian Farmers Improve Incomes and Crop Production

Sep 18, 2012
Today, the Clinton Development Initiative (CDI) and the Salida Capital Foundation Partnership for Sustainable Development, in conjunction with FBSciences, announced that as a result of agricultural programs in Malawi, the average income of local farmers has doubled over two years. Since the formation of the...