Einführung/Introduction Malawi

Malawi ist ein Binnenland im südlichen Afrika. Es erstreckt sich entlang des großen Grabenbruchs über 900 Kilometer von Norden nach Süden. Seine Ost-Westausdehnung bemisst zwischen 90 und 161 Kilometern. Die Landesfläche umfasst 118.484 km² und ist in drei Regionen unterteilt: dem Süden, einer Hochebene im mittleren Landesteil und dem gebirgigen Norden. Der Malawisee ist einer der größten Seen Afrikas, er ist zwischen 16 und 80 Kilometer breit und 569 Kilometer lang. Im Norden sind die Regenfälle stärker als im Süden, Starkregen sind in manchen Gebieten ein Problem.

Weitere Informationen zu Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country located in southern central Africa along the western part of the Great Rift Valley of Africa. Covering a total area of 118,484 km², it stretches some 900 km north to south, and between 90 and 161 km east to west. Malawi is bordered by the United Republic of Tanzania to the north and north east, Mozambique to the east, south and south west, and Zambia to the west. The country is divided into three regions: the Southern Region, which is undulating and densely populated; the Central Region, which consists of fertile plains and is well-populated; and the mountainous and sparsely populated Northern Region. Lake Malawi is the third largest lake in Africa, spanning a length of 568 km and a width of between 16 and 80 km. In the north, the Rift Valley Escarpment rises steeply from the Lake, reaching altitudes of 2,500m above sea-level. This area includes the Nyika Plateau and the forested Viphya Plateau.

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Governmental Policies / Klimapolitik der Regierung

Columbia Law School, Sabin Centre: Climate Change Laws of Malawi

CDKN: SARUA Climate Change Counts mapping study: Malawi Country Report

CDKN: Malawi Climate information - long term development

UNFCCC: The Second National Communication of the Rep. of Malawi to the UNFCCC

UNFCCC, Malawi Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

UNDP - Africa Adaptation Programme - Malawi - Resouces, Planning, Policies, Training

World Bank: Climate Future Malawi

FCFA: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Malawi

Malawi: National Disaster Risk Management Policy

Malawi Meteorological Services: Weather and Climate of Malawi

World Bank: National Drought Insurance for Malawi

World Bank: HIV, climate change and disaster management in Malawi

World Bank: Climate variability and economic performance

FAO: Malawi: Climate variability, Adaptation strategies - food security

FAO: Climate smart agriculture

FAO: Developing climate smart agriculture strategy

FAO - EU: Malawi climate change strides

EU Global Climate Change Alliance - Malawi, Planning for climate change

AfricaEIN: Malawi state of environment and outlook

ACPC: Assessment of agricultural sector policies and climate change in Malawi

AfDB: Strenghtening resiliance to climate change in rural Malawi

AfDB: Community-based adaptation

ClimateRights: Malawi

Reliefweb: Malawi

ICLEI-LOCS4Africa: Impacts of climate change, Community adaptation - Blantyre

World Agroforestry Centre: Mapping Malawian farmers' vulnerability to impacts of climate change shocks

World Agroforestry Centre - Am. J. C.C.: Mapping vulnerability, Shire River Basin

NGOs / NROs on climate change

Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) in Malawi

Cisonecc Facebook Group

Eldis: Malawi - Climate change

Future Climate Africa: Malawi - Weather and climate information for decision making

IFRC: Disaster response law

JAMBA: Agricultural production hazard-prone areas

LTSI: Smalholder farmers - climate change

NGOGCN: COP 22: Gender and climate change

FARNPAN: Climate change adaptation - Malawi

IIED: Farmers adaptation to climate change

IJEE: Environmental degradation - climate change, electricity generation

ELDIS - Sustainability: Institutions - ecosystem based development potentials

NORAGRIC: Rural livelihood - climate change in Malawi

Nat. Forest Team - Univ. /ELDIS: Malawi mitigation forests, land use sector

ENSO: El Nino, drought, health and agricultural effects

CARE Blog: Die Gesichter der Dürre

Oxfam Blog: Klimawandel in Malawi

350Africa: Attention - climate road show

Climate Change Adaptation for Rural Livelihood and Agriculture (CARLA) Project

Germanwatch: Global Climate Risk Index: Who suffers most from extreme weather events?