We plant and maintain trees with smallholders in Malawi for food security by developing macadamia agroforestry.
NMT's priority is to support smallholder farmers adapting to climate change through macadamia agroforestry, enabling income generation, improving nutrition and to increase their resilience to unpredictable climate shocks. Macadamia agroforestry recovers the land from deforestation, regenerating the sustainability of the ecosystem and increases food security. NMT works with smallholder farmer co-operatives to support sustainable regenerative macadamia farming, Climate Smart Macadamia Agroforestry, which includes traditional ground crop intercropped with the trees.
Our main partner organisation in Malawi is the Highland Macadamia Co-operative Union Limited - HIMACUL. Through HIMACUL, NMT supports district level primary co-operatives, business centres and the co-operative farmer members. Our current focus is the support of macadamia tree nurseries, tree planting, strengthening co-operatives.
Our funding support is derived from personal & business donations, small scale grants and our CDMC purchases.
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Registered charity objectives
The alleviation of poverty and the improvement of the conditions of life in socially and economically disadvantaged communities, in particular Neno and the adjacent districts in Malawi, Africa. In doing so we aim to support farmers in their own initiative. The primary focus is supporting the developing macadamia nut growing industry. Other activities include trade skills training.