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FROM THE FIELD: Malawi farmers diversify to fight climate change

Around 80 per cent of Malawi’s and indeed the world’s agriculture depends on rain, however rainfall is becoming more erratic forcing farmers to change traditional practices.  

A UN Development Programme-supported  (UNDP) project in the southern African country is helping to mitigate variable rainfall patterns through the introduction of new crops and practices, such as tomatoes and beekeeping, and the installation of a solar-powered irrigation system. 

Read more here about how farmers in Malawi are fighting climate change. 

…and here for more information about how UNDP is supporting climate adaptation. 

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