This report presents findings from a long-term evaluation of a program designed to improve food security and resilience for more than 200,000 chronically food-insecure households in Malawi.
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Long-Term Impact Evaluation of the Malawi Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement ProgramOct 01, 2019
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