Malawi to Receive Fresh Humanitarian Aid

Malawi is expected to

of 2 million euros (USD 2.88 million) from the Irish aid agency. The funding will be spent on a program that aims to support the country's small farmers. Of the total sum, around 1.2 million euros will help finance a government program subsidizing fertilizers, pesticides and seeds. The remaining sum will support three local agricultural research centers on their efforts to improve yields and farming techniques in developing countries.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.