Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Models for a resilient future: Community based adaptation projects in Malawi provide template for local responses to climatic threats

Models for a resilient future: Community based adaptation projects in Malawi provide template for local responses to climatic threats

Associated Organization: UNDP/AAP

In the area around Malawi’s Mulanje Mountain, the felling of trees by informal settlers for use as fuel and in charcoal production has led to deforestation, erosion and landslides. But an AAP pilot project, implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP), is showing how an integrated approach can respond to the effects of compounding natural and man-made disasters. This is but one of a range of AAP projects and initiatives in Malawi that have been implemented in collaboration with the WFP, of which a series of pilot projects is designed to demonstrate small scale initiatives that can secure the livelihoods of vulnerable communities. Read more http://bit.ly/XfyahR

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Climate Science, Poverty and vulnerability

Regions: Southern Africa

Countries: Malawi

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