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UNDP Malawi – Be the change you advocate!

When the Jerusalem Challenge dance video started on social media, UNDP Malawi decided to jump on the trend, with the great dance skills of its staff. We set up to do our very own video with a twist…  


UNDP as a Platform in Action: Working with Unusual Partners in Unusual ways

There we were, beaming ear to ear as we listened to different stakeholders exchanging ideas on how best we could serve the many Malawians in need of personal protective equipment (PPEs) during this…  


What if We Accelerated a Transition towards Use of Alternative Cooking Technology in Malawi?

At a village a couple of weeks ago I eavesdropped on a conversation between a group of women as they were having their communal lunch. In their discussion they unanimously agreed it is common nowadays…  


Even the Pandemic Couldn’t Slow a Mapathon Down

When the going gets tough, as is the case with the Covid-19 pandemic, the tough get going. Mapathons by nature require the physical presence of community member volunteers to add missing information…  


Getting the Formula Right in Refining and Scaling Grassroot Innovations

Our outlook in life is usually informed by the locality where we are born. In areas where public service delivery is functional most of us see no need to make changes.  


Capitalising on the Power of Diversity to Create Acceptable Solutions for Unmanaged Waste

AccLabs in Malawi are working to identify specific solutions on waste management  


After the honeymoon: our reflections on way forward

As Malawi Accelerator Lab, we have just clocked over 40 days together working as a team and interacting with the Country Office (CO).  


The business unusual approach for Malawi’s 21st century challenges

Earlier this year, UNDP Malawi announced the plans for the Accelerator Lab in Malawi. We are pleased to announce that we are now on board!  


Malawi: on the brink of momentous change on plastic pollution

There are pieces of it everywhere. In our oceans, our soils, our water supplies. It’s in the air we breathe and even in the food we eat.  


Through the eyes of a Registration Officer; Mwawi’s story

This whole experience showed me why they call Malawi the warm heart of Africa. We were well received by community members in most of the areas we went to. They came together to make our stay more…  

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