UN Support to Address Climate Change in Malawi

The UN in Malawi is coordinating its support for climate change activities through a Climate Change Joint Programme Team. A One UN Fund has been established to simplify funding and reporting.

Agencies active in the area of climate change in Malawi include inter alia:

  • The UN Development Programme (UNDP) assists the government through the National Climate Change Programme to respond to emerging development challenges posed by climate change.
  • The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is active in the area of climate-smart agriculture.
  • The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working on addressing the impacts of climate change on children.
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) is working on the interface of climate change and health, including support for a vulnerability and adaptation assessment.
  • The World Bank is supporting projects related to climate finance and low-emission development.