Sunday, February 25, 2024

Strategy to engage communities in protecting natural resources

As one way of protecting natural resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Climate Change has developed a new strategy which involves local communities to end deforestation in the country.

Communities demand revision of National Parks and Wildlife Act

Community members from areas surrounding Nyika National Park and Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve in Malawi have asked government to revise the current National Parks and Wildlife Act, saying it is not serving the interests of people.

Old Mutual, Seed Co partner in a tree-planting initiative

Old Mutual Malawi Limited and Seed Co Malawi Limited have forged a partnership aimed to complement national efforts to address environmental degradation.

Paramount Chief M’mbelwa V faults forestry officers over deforestation in Mzimba

Paramount Chief M’mbelwa V has admonished forestry officials in Mzimba for failing to check deforestation and encroachment of forest reserves in the district.  

Government encourages tree planting along river banks

Minister of Natural Resources and Climate Change Michael Usi has encouraged Malawians to utilise the National Forestry Season by planting more trees along the river banks as one way of restoring and protecting the rivers and conserving the environment.

Nairobi Summer School on Climate Justice Cohort IV Ignites Youth Empowerment for Global Climate Action

In a momentous stride toward empowering young African activists in the realm of climate justice, the fourth cohort of the Nairobi Summer School on Climate Justice was recently launched during the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance's (PACJA) retreat in Addis Ababa.

Council for improved hygienic practices

Chairperson for Dowa district council Mayamiko Kambewa has asked people in the district to observe good hygiene practices especially during this rainy season, to avoid the risk of outbreaks of water borne diseases.

EGENCO embarks on tree planting exercise

Electricity Generation Company (EGENCO) has embarked on an ambitious project to plant 35,000 trees along the Shire and other rivers in the 2024 tree planting season.

Council advises communities to protect trees

Dowa district council has appealed to communities to protect and take good care of trees planted in their catchment areas to realize high percentage of survival rate.

Traditional leader urges children to be proactive on issues of climate justice

Traditional Authority (TA) January of Thyolo district has urged learners in his area to be on the forefront in championing issues of climate justice as the district intends to plant 1,5 million trees in the current forestry season.

Blantyre to plant one million trees

Blantyre District Council has earmarked to plant one million tree seedlings in different areas in the 2023/2024 National Forestry Season which started on December 15, 2023 and runs to April 15, 2024.
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