Sustainable forest management
Malawi is endowed with abundant forest resources, which provide communities with valuable wood and non-wood products. However, they are under growing threat from increasing human and livestock population pressures and greater frequency of extreme weather events. Sustainably managed forests and even mixed agroforestry systems can provide reliable livelihoods for rural people. They can play an important role in regulating flows of water, soil and nutrients on which all of Malawian society depends, and in regulating the regional and global climate.
Professor Sosten Chiotha shares his vision of holistic, sustainable adaptation to climate change - based on years of first hand experience in Malawi.
This guide from the Future Climate For Africa programme is a primer on global climate models (GCMs) and how to use them in planning. It covers:
In this first Social Protection Newsletter from GIZ, the organisation describes the kick-off of its work to support the implementation of the Malawi National Social Support Programme (MNSSP) II in 22 districts. Capacity building and coherence are on the agenda.
This regular newsletter from GIZ’s Social Protection Programme describes their most recent activities in Malawi. Find out what the team has been up to, with regards to COVID-19-related emergency support, and helping district officers to travel more easily.
The goal of this programme is to strengthen the system for implementing the Malawi National Social Support Programme (MNSSP) II, which contributes to ending extreme poverty in Malawi.
Representatives from the Government of Malawi and climate and development projects met on 30 November 2020 to elaborate Malawi’s ambition on resilience and climate change adaptation, with a view to activities at UNFCCC COP26.
13 October 2020 was the thirty-first International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction. How should Malawi approach disaster risk reduction?
Modern Cooking for Healthy Forests (MCHF) promotes sustainable forest management and energy options to maintain forest cover and to reduce land-based emissions in Malawi.
The project aims to develop climate-resilient livelihoods for communities around three of Malawi’s iconic protected areas: Majete Wildlife Reserve, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve and Liwonde National Park.