Country: Malawi

  • Member since: 2015

National Focal Points

Ms. Juwo Sibale

Principal Environmental Officer in Climate Change and Gender, Environmental Affairs Department

Environmental Affairs Department


National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions to around 0.7 to 0.8 t CO2e per capita (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels of around 1.5 t CO2e per capita) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy supply, energy utilization, industrial processes, agriculture, forestry and land use, waste. Adaptation: Priority actions: 1) Increase irrigation at smallholder level; 2) Implement integrated catchment conservation and management programme; 3) Build capacity to diagnose, prevent and control climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria, diarrhoeal diseases and malnutrition; 4) Promote use of biomass briquettes as substitute for firewood and charcoal + 40 other highlighted priority actions.

Population (2015)

17.6 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

601 tons

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases

Climate Vulnerability Level


Climate Vulnerability Level

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

12,504.4 (72.7 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

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