Disaster risk reduction
Malawi faces disasters and shocks including floods, droughts, and chronic food shortages. Disaster risk reduction covers a wide range of measures to prevent and minimise disasters, including flood control, early warning systems and disaster preparedness. There is significant potential to increase investment in risk reduction and address underlying chronic vulnerabilities, and so reduce the need for humanitarian response after shocks occur.
This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations.
Agriculture is essential to the Malawian economy and is a key livelihood activity – but it is vulnerable to climate change.
Climate modelling approaches projecting future changes to the Earth’s climate vary widely, generating different types of dataset.
The first issue of the Promoting Sustainable Partnerships for Empowered Resilience (PROSPER) Semi-Annual Newsletter shares some of the key achievements and innovations of our first year of operatio