Dorothy Tembo-Nhlema of the Future Climate for Africa programme gives her personal perspective on how Malawi has been affected by Cyclone Idai and how the country can become more resilient to future extreme weather. [more...]
Katharine Vincent describes how a dedicated group of Malawian citizens began by communicating weather forecasts to communities -- and then broadened its mission to plant trees and actively restore the environment. [more...]
This short film highlights the potential of mini-grids to address the energy challenges in rural Africa, while tackling the global challenge of climate change. [more...]
Watch the webinar presented by Future Climate for Africa programme experts in October 2018, about how African societies can achieve their climate resilience goals while also addressing the Sustainable Development Goals more broadly. [more...]
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POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Malawi (FCFA)
A new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme suggests that decision-makers in Malawi aren't making best use of medium- to long-term climate information that could help them reduce the risks from higher temperatures, variable rainfall and rising sea levels. [more]…
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