Member States

Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country located in Africa.

Climate Change Policies

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.

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.

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Year of joining the CVF

2015

Capital

Lilongwe

Year of national independence

1964

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Evans Davie Njewa

CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER AND UNFCCC FOCAL POINT

Ms. Tawonga Grace Mbale-Luka

ACTING DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

Government

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