1.6 million people face hunger

The Malawi government needs USD48 million to cushion people from hunger between December and March next year.

Dry spells and high food prices has affected their lives

According to the 2012/13 report by Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee, the hunger is due to prolonged dry spells and high food prices.

The problem of low yields has also been noticed with the beneficiaries of Get Up Stand Up of Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust who are this year failing to repay their loans.

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