With little more than pickaxes and some training, thousands of farmers have dramatically increased their crop yields from one harvest to the next - with long-lasting results.

The Tiyeni Effect

Changing Malawian agriculture for good



Case Study: Flora Kawonga

How Flora Kawonga boosted her crops



Case Study: Mr. Gospel Mvula

A wonderful success story



Our impact


How much it costs to train a farmer


Number of farmers trained by Tiyeni by end-2019


Average immediate and long-term impact on farmers' crop yields

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Latest news

  • The harvest begins

    The 2020 harvest has begun and farmers are recording excellent yields! Read more

  • Tiyeni's response to Covid-19

    Projects help some of Africa’s poorest agrarian communities and we are committed to carrying out our mission-critical services through this challenging time. Read more

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    Lead Farmers conserving a field belonging to Kelston Nkosi in Tchemba section. Read more

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  • Professor's visit to Chipapa

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