Trustees of Agricultural Promotion Programme - TAPP
TAPP was initiated by Malawian nationals committed to the development of the agriculture sector in Malawi with broad background of animal production, gender, youth, marketing and Environment.
These professionals were originally concerned with the low livestock production in the country compounded by a number of interlinked factors including: the reduction of the genetic pool of all livestock species, the stagnation in agricultural production; inadequate food and rampant poverty to sustain the livelihoods of the Malawian population – in particular the rural populations.
Environmental degradation, limited involvement of women and the youth to sustain food production and contribute to poverty alleviation, limited financial resources to increase food production and sustainable livelihoods, limited integration/interrelationships in farming and food production. … Read more
Livestock management practices in drought prone areas: A study was conducted with the aim of assessing ways of improving community based resilience among livestock farmers in Rumphi for improved … Read full Abstract.
TAPP is implementing a Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change (CABMACC) project in Bolero Extension Planning Area (EPA) Rumphi District. The programme is funded by the Royal Kingdom of Norway and is being coordinated by the Programme Coordinating Offce (PCO) at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). and other two partners in Malawi, Find You feet in Mzuzu and Department of Animal Research Services (DARS) in Mzimba.
Pictures showing some of the activities in the field with farmers and students from Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Prof. Olav Reksen
This CABMACC funded project overall Objective is “to asses ways of Improving community based resilience among livestock farmers in Bolero EPA, for Improved food security and climate change adaptation”…..Read more
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