Food Security Learning Tour, Malawi

February 3, 2018 - February 17, 2018
Winnipeg MB

Food Security Learning Tour, Malawi

Are you passionate about ending global hunger? Are you interested in learning about food security, and link between hunger and climate change? Would you like to see firsthand how Foodgrains Bank member projects promote food security for families and communities in Malawi? Would you like to be an advocate for ending global hunger? Canadian Foodgrains Bank is inviting applications for a Food Security Learning to Malawi.

Malawi farmer Thomas Nkhunda has seen dramatic improvements in his farm's performance since adopting conservation agriculture.

Malawi farmer Thomas Nkhunda has seen dramatic improvements in his farm’s performance since adopting conservation agriculture.

What’s the purpose?

The three main goals of the tour:

  • Learning about the causes of, and responses to, global hunger and food security, including the impact of climate change;
  • Getting to know people, families, partners, and other organizations in Malawi who participate in efforts to improve food security; and
  • Equipping participants to share their learning, and to inspire other Canadians to reflect, pray, give, learn, and advocate for an end to global hunger.

What will we see?

Project visits include*:

  • Food assistance programs with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries partner NCM Malawi;
  • Presbyterian World Service & Development partners working on community development and agricultural development, as well as food assistance;
  • Related agencies and site visits that help get a better understanding of Malawi.


Tentative date is February 3th – 17th, 2018*

How much does it cost?

Cost TBD* (Similar tours in the past have ranged from $3500 – $4200). A $300 deposit will be required to secure a spot on the tour once the application has been approved.

Tour cost includes in-country costs, airfare, visas, and accommodation, and all other expenses EXCEPT travel health consult, vaccinations, incidental costs during international air travel, and any personal gifts.

Who can apply?

Any Canadian adult who has an interest in learning about, and taking action on, global hunger. Supporters of Canadian Foodgrains Bank, or one of its members, are especially encouraged to apply.

Click here to download the application form. Please complete the form and send it in one of the following ways:

  • Email as attachment to [email protected]
  • Mail to: Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Attn: Public Engagement Coordinator | P.O. Box 767 | Winnipeg, MB | R3C 2L4
  • Fax: 204-943-2597

Application Deadline: January 7th, 2018

Note: Apply early as space is limited; applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

*Subject to change. This webpage will be updated as more details become available.