Afikepo Programme in Brief

'Afikepo' means in Malawi's main local language Chichewa: ``Let them (the children) develop to their full potential``. The Afikepo nutrition programme addresses the problems of undernutrition in Malawi, particularly the under five children and their negative consequences on the cognitive, social and economic development in line with priorities and policy commitments of the Government of Malawi (GoM), the European Union (EU) and other associated development partners (DPs).

AFIKEPO Nutrition and Access to Primary Education (NAPE) Documentary

Message from the Minister of Health


Message from the EU Ambassador

“Afikepo aims at developing Malawi’s children to their full potential. Since 2017, the European Union has worked together with the Government of Malawi, towards ensuring an increased and diversified dietary intake of safe and nutritious foods to achieve optimal nutrition for women of childbearing age, adolescent girls, infants and young children...


Low birth rate


Wasting (Under 5)


Percentage of annual loss of productivity and economic growth, due to under-nutrition


Stunting levels

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