Project Goal

◦          Overall goal:  To enhance climate adaptation and food security of households through access to integrated climate risk management strategies and structured market opportunities.

SPECIFIC PROJECT OBJECTIVES

  1. Strengthening awareness and ownership of adaptation and climate risk reduction processes at community level, particularly among women and youth:

◦          to mitigate the impacts of climate change, especially of climate change induced rainfall variability;

◦          to understand the importance of adaptation in reducing the impacts of climate variability on their livelihoods and food security; and to use climate information for seasonal planning and climate risk management

  1. Designing and implementing local resilience and adaptation plans through a community-based planning process

◦          focusing on insurance-based asset creation, income diversification and market linkages for increased adaptive capacity of individuals and households to become self-reliant and resilient to climate change

  1. Strengthening government capacities to generate climate information and promote its dissemination and usage for forecasting risks of climate shocks

·         mobilizing early action, and co-developing tailored climate services for communities in order to mitigate risks associated with climate-induced socioeconomic and environmental losses.

Connect with us

Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters,

P.O. Box 30134, Lilongwe 3

Phone: +265 (0) 1 788 738

Fax: +265 (0) 1 788 908

Email: agriculture@agriculture.gov.mw

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Headquarters Building,

Capital Hill, Lilongwe
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