Search Results for: Malawi
Policy Briefings | 23 Nov 2018
This policy briefing seeks to explore the potential for developing a domestic sunflower value chain (VC) in Malawi. It examines the different but interconnected roles that various stages of the VC play in driving the sunflower industry as a whole in Malawi, highlighting current bottlenecks and positive developments.
Occasional Papers | 10 Dec 2018
This paper seeks to examine the challenges and opportunities soybean producers (who are primarily smallholders) encounter in linking competitively to end markets in Malawi and Zambia, while making comparisons with South Africa’s more developed industry.
Background Carlsberg Malawi Ltd. (CML) is a beverages company owned by Press Corporations Ltd. (a wholly owned Malawian company) and by Carlsberg International. It has three subsidiary companies operating in Malawi: Southern Bottlers Malawi Limited (SB …
Policy Insights | 5 Jul 2016
A low-intensity dispute between Malawi and Tanzania threatens regional peace as the two countries contest the demarcation of their national boundaries at Lake Malawi. This long-standing dispute became more urgent when in 2011 the Malawian government issued licences for oil prospecting beneath the lake’s northern shoreline.
Background Packaging Industries Malawi (PIM) Limited is now Malawi’s largest paper packaging company having been established in the country for some 40 years and listed as a public company since 1998. Having invested in a diverse range of paper packagi …
Opinion & Analysis | 14 Aug 2013
As Malawi stands poised to assume the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in August 2013, it does so amidst a fractious border dispute with Tanzania.
Opinion & Analysis | 8 Aug 2011
On Wednesday 20 July 2011, 80 civil society organisations in Malawi held a protest against the government’s handling of the economy.
Opinion & Analysis | 8 Jul 2009
Malawi has been in the headlines, following pop-star Madonna’s battles to adopt a second child from this tiny, landlocked southern African state.
Policy Briefings | 26 Jun 2013
Mozambique shares the largest portion of its border with Malawi. Despite extensive socio-economic ties linking the two countries, their relationship historically has been a difficult one.
Opinion & Analysis | 22 Apr 2004
Political violence by ruling party youth militias threatens credibility of upcoming elections.
Opinion & Analysis | 28 Apr 2008
IN 2001, Malawian Journalist Peter Banda was assaulted by a band of UDF youth militias while working on a story.
Opinion & Analysis | 9 Jul 2019
African states are among the most innovative and committed countries in measuring and reporting on the UN’s Governance Goal (Sustainable Development Goal 16), according to a ground-breaking new report by SAIIA and the United Nations Development Programme.
Event | 6 Nov 2017
SAIIA and KAS will host a workshop on Monday, 6 November 2017 at SAIIA’s Head Office, during which stakeholders will explore the challenges and opportunities of growing both domestic and regional agro-processing value chains.
Synopsis: The paper looks at the potential for developing a macadamia nut value chain within the Southern African region, and the potential for incorporating smallholder producers into the macadamias nut industry. South Africa, Mozambique and Malawi ar …
Opinion & Analysis | 27 May 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration, scheduled to coincide with Africa Day on 25 May this year, intended to highlight ‘government’s commitment to advancing the African agenda and to strengthening ties between South Africa and its neighbours’, according to The Presidency.
Background Rab Processors is a leading player in the agriculture industry in Malawi and specialises in value addition and trading of locally grown produce. “We provide farm inputs and household goods nationwide to smallholder farmers through our networ …