• When was National Climate Change Management Policy (NCCMP) Approved?

    Last updated: 19/06/2024

    The NCCMP was approved in 2016. The policy seeks “To promote climate change adaptation, mitigation, technology transfer and capacity building for sustainable livelihoods through Green Economy measures for Malawi”.

  • Does Malawi have a National Greenhouse Gas Inventory System (GHG-IS)

    Last updated: 19/06/2019

    Yes The GHG-IS was supported by USAID through PERFORM Project. The Inventory has been compiled for a period between 2010 and 2017. The Inventory will be updated on annual basis. You can now track the national GHG emission estimates since 1990 to update. Read more

  • Does Malawi have an National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP)?

    Last updated: 19/06/2019

    Yes Malawi developed its NBSAP II for 2015 to 2025. *NBSAP II

  • How to obtain an Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Permit

    Last updated: 19/06/2019

    One has to complete and submit an ABS Application Form.

    • Application Form

  • Does Malawi have an Environmental Managament Act (EMA)

    Last updated: 19/06/2019


    Malawi is currently using the 1996 EMA. However, the revised EMA has been gazetted and is not yet enforced.