Ganyu labour in Malawi and its implications for livelihood security interventions – an analysis of recent literature and implications for poverty alleviation

The word ‘ganyu’ is widely used in Malawi to describe arange of short-term rural labour relationships, the most common of which ispiecework weeding or ridging on the fields of other smallholders, or onagricultural estates. Ganyu is a crucial poverty issue in Malawi because: • After own-farmproduction, ganyu is the most important source of livelihood for [...]

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About Ministry of Labour

Mandate and Core Business The Ministry of Labour is mandated to provide policy direction and guidance on all labour administration and vocational training matters. The Ministry is also mandated to protect and develop the labour force in order to contribute to the socio-economic development of Malawi. Vision The Ministry's vision is a high quality, [...]

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Ecam consults on labour amendments

THE Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (Ecam) has started consulting on proposed amendments to the Employment Bill and Labour Relations Act. Among others, government is proposing changes to the Employment Act to include new provisions such as special working conditions for pregnant women and paternity leave for male employees in formal employment. The Labour [...]

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