The Norwegian Government and the Government of the Republic of Malawi are supporting a new programme titled “Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change in Malawi (CABMACC). The programme runs from June 2013 - June 2018.

The overall goal of the programme is to improve livelihoods and food security through innovative responses and enhanced capacity for adaptation to climate change in Malawi and specifically to:

  1. enhance capacity of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in research and teaching for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  2. develop new knowledge, technologies and systems to enhance climate change adaptation and mitigation
  3. enhance capacity of the University and relevant key stakeholders in in climate change outreach and advocacy enhanced.

The CABMACC programme has 7 projects, five with Norwegian partners (all at NMBU). A description of the projects is found here.

The Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric) coordinates the Norwegian involvement in the programme. The NMBU programme coordinator is Prof. Bishal Sitaula, who is based at Noragric. During Prof. Sitaula's sabbatical (autumn 2017 until autumn 2018), Prof. Lars Olav Eik is the coordinator of CABMACC at Noragric.

Published 1. December 2016 - 11:46 - Updated 12. March 2018 - 13:15