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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  


Leaving No One Behind in Understanding Waste Management Challenges

As an Accelerator lab, in pursing our mandate to building learning networks around development challenges, we plan to continue collaborating with diverse stakeholders to ensure we address waste…  


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!  

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