Social protection systems can help individuals and households with different attributes to graduate out of poverty, through improved human capacity, including better health, nutrition, education and building productive assets. In Malawi and through the BRACC programme, social safety net systems are linked to expanding people's livelihood opportunities and generating sustainable and resilient livelihoods.
This brief summarises the state of climate action in Malawi and was used by the government to show their progress at COP26.
This paper gives an overview of the political economy analysis of resilience and adaptation to climate change within the context of the country’s broader political economy.
Glasgow COP26 was greatly anticipated. Hopes were high and the publicity very good. Prior to the negotiations starting, diverse voices sounded their expectations. Many were calling for developed countries to honour their climate finance promises and take bold steps toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A week has now passed since the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change concluded in Glasgow.
This paper presents evidence on issues, trends and knowledge gaps on gender, social inclusion and resilience in Malawi, with recommendations for policy and practice.
The role of markets in poverty reduction and resilience is often misunderstood. As summarised by Jason Agar of PROSPER Markets, “People are not poor because they are integrated into markets. They are poor because they are NOT integrated into markets”.
5th June will be World Environment Day 2021, with the theme “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.” The day also marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
Since Malawi's National Forest Landscape Restoration Strategy was established in 2017 to accomplish many social and environmental goals, where does the country stand on progress? Interview with Ms Tangu Tumeo.
Malawi is set to contribute to an Africa-wide forest restoration initiative, the AFR100, by implementing its forest restoration strategy.