Mr Aubrey Palani, Plantation Manager at Katate Plantation close to Dzalanyama, warns: ‘in five years, there could be no more trees left’.

Malawi's black gold

The illegal charcoal business is driving deforestation - but also providing a source of income to thousands of Malawians in poverty.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
A statue of Africa’s ‘Big Five’ towers in front of the ‘Hapuwani Village Lodge’, a luxurious resort in Mulanje, in the south of Malawi.

Cookstove millionaire

Producing more efficient cookstoves has proved lucrative business for some, like Ken Chilewe.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Rose Kandodo from Nessa with an improved Aleva stove. She is able to afford the device because her husband has a job on the tea plantation nearby.

The cookstove community

Meeting the people trying to have an impact on Malawi’s health and environmental crisis.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe is one of the few clinics in the country that has a dedicated burns ward.

A broken system

Household Air Pollution causes over 13,000 deaths a year in Malawi – but it still can’t get on the country’s health agenda.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Chief Paulo Douglas of Mulumbe ordered tree-planting in his village – as an investment for his grandchildren.

A woman's burden

To collect firewood, Malawian women are travelling farther from home by the day as deforestation escalates – and this makes things harder at home, too.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
There is a silent killer claiming millions of lives in Majority World kitchens: cooking smoke.

Smoke and Mirrors

Revealing Malawi's untold health and environmental crisis. Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams for New Internationalist.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Malawian environmental journalist Charles Mkoka reports on how communities are already adapting to the ever-changing climate around them.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

Country Profile: Malawi

Richard Carver's insights into a country struggling with poverty, floods and corruption.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
Fighting for freedom: in 2005, journalists
felt able to voice their concerns – here,
at a gathering to celebrate World Press
Freedom Day. Now, fear of reprisals is
silencing many of them.Stringer/Reuters

Malawi battles for press freedom

In Malawi fear of reprisals silences journalists over press freedom.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
Stella Kawelama waiting for an appointment at Zomba General Hospital.Photos by Pilirani Semu-banda

Beyond witchcraft

Pilirani Semu-Banda meets a young woman from Malawi who thought her life had been ruined by giving birth – until she heard about a simple operation.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009

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Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Haiti two years on January, 2012
Mothers who die March, 2009
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