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University of Malawi

The University of Malawi is a public university established in 1964. The vision of the University of Malawi is to provide "relevant, world-class education, research and services for the sustainable

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Webinar: Turning Science into Action - International and Country Adaptation Experiences

Hear from several countries discussing recent progress and ch­allenges in implementing adaptation solutions through a cross-sectoral lens. In translating the IPCC WGII report findings into informed action, a key takeaway was the importance of community-based and regionally led action.

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Malawi's Youth Perspective on COP26 and its Outcomes

Read about the expectations youths from Malawi had towards COP26 and their reactions to outcomes from the event.

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The Case for Cash in Responding to Humanitarian Crises in Malawi

Learn about the case of the Social Cash Transfer Scheme in Malawi, which shows how cash transfers can be an effective modality for providing food assistance to crisis-affected populations.

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Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

The recent heatwave in Malawi has led to consecutive days with very high temperatures. This is exactly the scenario that tea growers fear. The CI4Tea project aims to support tea farmers to adapt.

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Footsteps Africa

Footsteps Africa is a local NGO in Malawi, established in 2015. We are based in Blantyre.

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Revenue-Generating Opportunities Through Tailored Weather Information Products

This continental-scale market assessment investigated how thriving commercial weather markets could be catalysed in the 11 African countries supported by the CIRDA programme.

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Climate change adaptation and cross-sectoral policy coherence in southern Africa

This paper looks at the extent of policy coherence around climate change in the water and agriculture sectors in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Dumping of waste, market encroachment and urban agriculture occurring on the banks of the Lilongwe river, Malawi. Source: abc.iclei.org.

Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

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Selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

This guide by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries.

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Future Climate Projections for Malawi

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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Identifying climate services needs for national planning: insights from Malawi

This article identifies the opportunities and barriers to the use of climate services for national planning in Malawi.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Courting complexity in climate services: Lessons from Participatory Scenario Planning

The Participatory Scenario Planning approach for seasonal decision-making at the local level has been adopted in 6 African countries and in SE Asia. This article discusses what makes it successful.

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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa & a series of climate factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

This initiative is developing and testing a new framework - Tandem - for the improved co-design, use and interpretation of climate services. 

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Self Help Africa

Self Help Africa is a leading international development charity with an expertise in small-scale farming and growing family-farm businesses.

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FCFA - Uncertainty reduction in models for understanding development applications

The UMFULA project (meaning ‘river’ in Zulu) aims to support decision-making through providing new and more reliable information about climate processes and extremes in Central and Southern Africa.

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Southern African Development Community

The Southern African Development Coordinating Conference (SADCC), established on 1 April 1980 was the precursor of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

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Institute of Southern African Studies

The Institute&nbsp of Southern African Studies, based at the National University of Lesotho, serves as one of the principal research centres for identifying, initiating, promoting, and coordina

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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Synthesis report: FCFA pilot phase

This report provides initial research into the use of long-term (5-40 year) climate information in Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia and the coastal cities of Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique.

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