National Climate Change Policy

This document sets out Malawi’s core climate change policy principles and objectives. It defines policy priority areas as regard 1) mitigation, 2) adaptation, 3) capacity building, education and awareness, 4) financing mechanisms, 5) institutional coordination, 6) population, 7) research and 8) cross-cutting issues. The overall goal of the Policy is to promote climate change adaptation and mitigation for sustainable livelihoods through measures that increase levels of knowledge and understanding and improve human well-being and social equity, while pursuing economic development thatsignificantly reduces environmental risks and ecological scarcities.

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