Great thanks are due to Christa Roth and John Mwanja’ani who madethe mission possible, eective, and productive; their insights addeddepth to the entire activity and resulting report. The author would alsolike to acknowledge Chimwemwe Amyelwishe Pharao Shumbashkaere(CAPS) Msukwa, who generously shared the conclusions that he hasdrawn rom spending many years in the villages targeted by the IFSP inMulanje District. Also Christoph Messinger (GIZ) and Nicolas Lamadé(GIZ), who both worked on the ground during the implementation o the program, and Ines Reinhard (nutrition specialist) (GIZ), who allprovided invaluable comments on earlier drats.Additional input was provided by international experts withexperience o Malawi, or o examples o integrated programmingelsewhere in the world, including Gary Gleason (InternationalNutrition Foundation), Eileen Kennedy, Daniel Maxwell, andWilliam Masters (Tuts University), Jessica Tillahun-Barney (GlobalFood and Nutrition), Judy Canhuati (USAID), Jessica Fanzo andGlen Denning (Columbia University, Earth Institute), JulietteAphane (FAO), Johnathan Mkumbire (Millennium Villages), NeilOrchardson (Technical Secretariat, Ministry o Agriculture and FoodSecurity, Malawi), and Eric Kenek (WFP). Thanks also to the manypeople working or the government o Malawi and proessionals o donor and implementing agencies who opened their doors to theteam and shared invaluable ideas and data. The author is grateul toother GIZ proessionals who also oered comments on earlier dratso the report.
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Children play by a water cistern constructed as part o the IFSP in Jiga village in Mulanje District, Malawi. The nearby water pump is inregular use today.Photo credit © Patrick Webb 2010