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1

In 2005, Malawi faced a serious food shortage, how many people required emergency food support?

4.85 million

2

How many people live in Malawi per square kilometre?

115

3

What is the population growth?

2.6% per year

4

What is Malawi dependent upon?

Agriculture

5

How many people live with HIV?

Over 1,000,000

6

How many people die from HIV a year?

90,000

7

What is the life expectancy?

40

8

In 2000, they became eligible for the HIPC (heavily indebted poor countries) initiative but what happened?

They failed to meet the conditions set by the IMF (international monetary fund)

9

In 2006, they had repaid £440 million, what happened?

They became eligible for further debt relief under multilateral debt relief initiative and more than £2 million of debts have been cancelled