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Wave power: Radio and the MDGs

01/16/2011 | Panos London

Wave Power showcases four community radio projects helping to tackle the Millennium Development Goals in developing countries

Men who have sex with men and HIV policies in developing countries

07/14/2010 | Panos London

Overview Leaders from around the world will meet in Vienna to attend the XVIII International AIDS conference this month. The overarching theme of the conference, cited on the website, is the “emphasis on the importance of protecting and promoting human rights as a prerequisite to a successful response to HIV”. The conference is particularly focused…

Poor failed by corruption in fertiliser programme

12/22/2009 | Tania Ghosh

A research article on Malawi's fertiliser subsidy programme claims organised crime and corruption linked to the scheme has undermined its potential benefits for the poor.

Communicating climate change

06/24/2009 | Panos London

Climate change is happening now and the effects are being felt worldwide but whether people have information to help them understand it depends on where they live.

Journalists on climate change (part 2)

12/14/2008 | Panos London

Part two of our films from Poznan in Poland where journalists there as part of the Climate Change Media Partnership speak about how climate change is affecting their home countries and how journalism can help.

Testing times for TB in prisons

08/18/2008 | Frank Kapesa

Prisons can be a breeding ground for TB. How are warders in Malawi fighting the spread of the disease?

Farmers insure against bad weather

04/11/2008 | Frank Kapesa

A UN backed report suggests that weather insurance could help raise farmers out of poverty. We report from a project in central Malawi; the first to adopt it in Africa.

Toxic hunger

02/01/2007 | Panos London

Food shortages can endanger those receiving HIV treatment. In Malawi the charity Care International supports vulnerable households by running communal vegetable gardens. 

Fate of Malawi’s tobacco farmers goes under the hammer

08/08/2006 | Ayam Maeresa

The free market, its advocates say, helps the poor by spreading economic gains. But what if the market is opaque, unregulated and skewed against the poor?

Fields of hope

05/03/2006 | Panos London

Faced with dwindling acres of land, and thousands of landless people, Malawi's government is giving away plots to the very poorest. But can it work in the long term? 

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