Action Aid International – Malawi (Ended)

Status: Ended

Partnerships: Coalition of Women Farmers (COWFA)


Project Title: Invigorating Women’s influence in land governance and economic development.

Location: Phalombe, Rumphi

Grant Amount: £134,972

Project Duration: 1.5 years

End Date: 30th June 2014

The project aims at increasing socio -economic security for landless women or women smallholder farmers through improved access to and control over land and other agricultural support services.

Results area:

  • 4500 land-poor women have improved knowledge of their land rights and capacity to engage with state in review and implementation of land-related laws by year 2014.
  • 8,454 women and other local/national target groups mobilized to work together & pursue collaborative advocacy in relation to land rights agenda and support for women’s agri-services by 2014.
  • Political support from duty bears mobilized with respect to women’s land rights by 2014.
  • 300 stakeholders with increased knowledge on valuable approaches and best practices to improve women’s land rights in Malawi by 2014.

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