Hunger has now (July 2015) been announced ‘officially’ for Malawi. It is expected to “start biting hard in October.” According to The Nation (Malawi), “around 2.8 million Malawians—roughly 20 percent of the 16 million strong population—face starvation” after “this season’s crop output has dropped by around 30 percent” on the back of ﬂoods and consecutive drought.
Keep in mind that Malawi is the world’s poorest country in 2015 –
(World Bank: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD…)
By the way: in September, when the UN evaluates its Millennium Goals, an updated version of our Dick Wittenberg‘s and my) book about the hamlet of Dickson, Malawi, will come out (in Dutch!), with financial support (but made completely independently from) Stichting Dioraphte.