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Forest Landscape Restoration Opportunities Assessment for Malawi

Forest Landscape Restoration Opportunities Assessment for Malawi

This report presents the results of the National Forest Landscape Restoration Assessment (NFLRA) for Malawi. The NFLRA process was launched in February 2016 by the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining in close collaboration with government departments in the Ministries of Agriculture, Water and Irrigation; Lands; Local Government; Finance; Gender and Social Services; and other concerned stakeholders. The national assessment was designed to identify needs and opportunities for the restoration of the productivity and ecological function of degraded and deforested landscapes in Malawi that will in turn help to achieve Malawi’s sustainable development goals related to food, water, and livelihood security and climate resilience. The NFLRA Report, together with the associated National Forest Landscape Restoration Strategy, provide the data, analyses and vision to achieve large-scale restoration in Malawi. Restoration is achieved by strategically addressing the drivers of land degradation and deforestation that limit agricultural productivity and the potential for sustained economic growth, and the interlinked underlying causes resulting in declining agricultural productivity and decreasing food security, increasing water scarcity, limited sources of household energy and declining supply of biomass energy, and escalating vulnerability to changing climate and other weather-related shocks. In addition, this report and the accompanying NFLR Strategy provide the framework for Malawi to achieve its 4.5-million-hectare national restoration commitment to the African Forest Landscape restoration Initiative (AFR100) under the Bonn Challenge.

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The Water Resources Act - 1969

The Water Resources Act of 1969 outlines the law for the ownership and control of public water, the water resources board, the prohibition of water use, the right to public water for domestic purposes and the prohibition of prescriptive rights to the use of water. This Water Resources Act has since been updated.

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Water Resources Act - 2013

This Water Resources Act of 2013 outlines preliminary provisions, the National Water Resources Authority, the National Water Policy and National Water Resources Master Plan, water abstraction and use, protected areas and controlled activities, prevention and control of water pollution, government waterworks, safety of dams and flood management, water charges and financial provisions, etc. This Water Resources Act is the most recent version to be put into law.

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Sapitwa Newsletter - Issue 20

In this January to March 2017 issue of the Malawi Mountain Conservation Trust's Newsletter entitled "Sapitwa" the main articles feature tree planting, Mount Mulanje's role in Blantyre's water supply, the new cedar project on Mulanje, the chitetezo mbaula and the 20 year anniversary of the Porters' Race.

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CEPA Nature's Voice - Volume 13 Issue 1

This January to June 2017 issue of the CEPA Newsletter, Nature's Voice, focuses on the Government of Malawi's National Charcoal Strategy. Other articles feature mining in Malawi, coordination of the Natural Resources Management Policy, bush fires, etc.

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Climate Smart Agriculture Scoping Study

Malawi Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance's (MCSAA) Climate Smart Agriculture Scoping Study examines climate smart agriculture practices, adoption rates, challenges to adoption, etc.

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Guidelines for the Provision of Food Assistance During Emergencies in Malawi: Operational Tools

The Joint Emergency Food Assistance Programme (JEFAP) and the Government of Malawi published Guidelines for the Provision of Food Assistance During Emergencies in Malawi. This Operational Tools portion is Chapter 5 of the document.

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Catchment Management in the Shire River Basin

This powerpoint presentation was used during a WESM talk by Dr. Eliot Taylor on June 13th, 2017. The presentation covers the importance of the Shire River, the Shire River Basin Management Project, challenges and conclusions, and Lake Malawi border disputes.

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 Technical Order: Forest Definition

Technical Order: Forest Definition

This Government of Malawi Technical Order defines a forest and explains why the definition is necessary and how it can be used.

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Bukhu Lothandizira Kulondoloza Ntchito Zamigodi

Bukhu lothandiza akumudzi kuchita kalondolondo ndi kawuniwuni wamomwe kampani za migodi zikugwilira ntchito mumadera awo

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