Protect food security with irrigation in Malawi

The green belt program seeks to make Malawi independent of rain-fed agriculture. The plan is to protect the gains in food security, reduce vulnerability to drought, diversify crops and to boost production by irrigation, using the Lake Malawi-Shire River stretch. The land holding is through the creation of ownership of the irrigations schemes by local farmer organizations, subsidized by the government. Read this story here.

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