Tag Archive for kulima programme

Zambia

Nyambe_MasialetZambia was the world’s third biggest copper producer during the 1960s. However, in 1975 a collapse in world copper prices left the Zambian economy severely affected.

SCIAF has worked with partners in Zambia since 1985 covering a range of projects. We currently work with four partners on the Scottish Government funded Kulima Programme implementing a sustainable: Caritas Livingstone; Kasisi Agriculture Training Centre (KATC); Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR); Caritas Mongu

Malawi

Malawi_-_Boys_on_TruckMalawi is one of the world’s poorest countries and relies heavily on farming to drive the economy. There has been an increasing affect by climate change in recent years including unusual frosts. SCIAF has worked with partners in Malawi since 1985. SCIAF currently supports CADECOM Mangochi to deliver sustainable agricultural development through the Scottish Government funded multi country Kulima Programme. SCIAF is also working with CADECOM Mangochi to implement a Scottish Government funded project focussing on increasing the income and food security of 3,000 farmers. With funding from the Scottish Government SCIAF is working with Trocaire to improve the lives of people living in rural Malawi by increasing their access to water for irrigation and increasing the number of crops harvested. SCIAF is providing support to CADECOM Chikwawa to reduce hunger and poverty in the Chikwawa region of Malawi.

Promising Practices

Minolta DSCPromising Practices brings together the collective knowledge of SCIAF Programme Officer Stephen Martin and the four Zambian organisations that partnered with SCIAF to deliver the Promotion of Rural Food Security Programme (PRFSP) to look at the successes and lessons which came out of the programme

The experience, dedication and commitment of Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre, Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, Caritas Livingstone and Caritas Mongu, supported by Catholic Relief Services have laid the foundations for making the PRFSP a success.