WFP's SAFE Initiative in Malawi

Posted by: SAFE Administrator

Modified date: 10/18/2017

WFP's SAFE Initiative in Malawi


Technology field of reference: cooking

Relevant sectors: Nutrition , Food security , health , protection , Environment , Livlihoods

Population type: Schools , Host community

Category of funders: Not Available

Project Description

In Malawi, people are facing severe challenges related to a lack of access to cooking fuel.The SAFE initiative in Malawi is integrated within WFP’s Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) and School Meals projects that together cover 20 districts. It follows a holistic approach to address the energy needs of populations through the following activities: 1. Provision and production training of fuel-efficient mud stoves to households 2. Provision of institutional stoves to WFP-assisted schools and training of school cooks on fuel-efficient cooking methods 3. Afforestation through community forestry, household woodlots and planting of fruit trees to increase access to firewood and diversify livelihoods 4. Gender-based violence sensitization and protection training Project locations: Karonga, Dalasa, Zomba, Kalumbi


Starting and ending date

From 01/01/2009

Number of beneficiaries reached through energy related activites or interventions


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