Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Risk to livelihoods through vulnerability to drought and floods is exacerbated by climate change. Lake Chilwa has dried up 8 times in past century affecting livelihoods such as fishing and farming.

Adaptation challenges and solutions

Changing mindset of communities to accept new technologies is a challenge that has been addressed through capacity building and training.

Key messages and learning outcomes

The project has taken an ecosystems approach which has worked very well. The project also…

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