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Malawi
Eastern Africa
Title
Malawi Climate Transparency Framework
Objective

To strengthen the capacity of institutions in Malawi and set up an information system to fulfill the enhanced transparency requirements of teh Paris Agreement

GEF project grant
USD 1.056.000
Concept approval
Project document approval
Start date
Pending
End date
Pending
Implementing agencies

Project outcomes

Malawi’s institutions effectively collaborate to track and report Greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, climate actions and support received

A data collection, integration and sharing platform is regularly used by a broad set of stakeholders for climate transparency activities

The climate transparency unit, relevant sector institutions and stakeholders are able to perform their roles in the MRV system on a continuous basis

Stakeholders

Environmental Affairs Department (EAD)

National Technical Committee on Climate Change

Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining

Africa Sustainability Center (ASCENT)

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development

Ministries of Trade and Tourism; Transport and Public Works; Lands, Housing and Urban Development; Health and Population;

Departments of: Energy Affairs; Climate Change and Meteorological Services

National Statistical Office of Malawi and Research Institutions and Universities/Colleges

CSOs:

  • National Technical Committee on Climate Change
  • Climate Action Network (CAN);
  • Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) Malawi
  • PACENET (Pan African Civic Educators Network)
Knowledge Management Approaches

The project will identify, analyze, and share lessons learned that might be beneficial in the design and implementation of similar future projects in Malawi or in other countries in the region

Participation of staff in international conferences, workshops and meetings

Participation in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform and other relevant platforms and network


Progress
(To be provided by project focal point)
Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome
1.1. Malawi’s institutions effectively collaborate to track and report Greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, climate actions and support received
Outputs
Output
1.1.1 MRV stakeholders mapped and legal & regulatory framework on climate initiatives assessed to define roles and responsibilities
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
1.1.2 Institutional arrangements formalized in EAD and relevant government structures established to assign a climate transparency unit in charge of the national MRV system operation
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
1.1.3 Tools and protocols developed for use by EAD and other Ministry staff to track and report GHG emissions, climate actions implemented and support received
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
1.1.4 Collaborative data collection and processing centres established with formal agreement signed with EAD to enable and advance information exchange
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
1.1.5 Country-specific emission factors for energy, Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU), transport, industry and waste sectors developed
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Outcome
2.1 A data collection, integration and sharing platform is regularly used by a broad set of stakeholders for climate transparency activities
Outputs
Output
2.1.1 A data collection, integration and sharing platform established and operationalized
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
2.1.2 The climate transparency unit members and relevant stakeholders trained to effectively use the data platform and collaborate on planning and decision-making
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
2.1.3 Data of GHG inventory and MRV system aggregated, entered into and made publicly available through the integrated data platform
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Outcome
3.1 The climate transparency unit, relevant sector institutions and stakeholders are able to perform their roles in the MRV system on a continuous basis.
Outputs
Output
3.1.1 Field data teams from the key sectors (AFOLU, energy, transport, industry and waste sectors) assigned and trained in collection, processing and transmission of GHG data
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
3.1.2 The climate transparency unit, EAD staff and relevant agencies and/or departments trained on MRV systems, tracking NDC, GHG inventories and emissions projections
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
Output
3.1.3 Best practices, including gender mainstreaming, shared and scaled up through peer exchange programs for stakeholders on transparency activities
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
>to be provided upon approval of project document<
Status
0%
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Malawi
Eastern Africa
Ratification of UNFCCC
21 . Apr . 1994
Kyoto Protocol
26 . Oct . 2001
Paris Agreement
29 . Jun . 2017
Population
2018
19,165.00
Thousands
SourceUN DATA
GDP per Capita
2016
294.00
current US$
SourceUN DATA
Energy Production
2015
68.00
Petajoules
SourceUN DATA
Total GHG Emissions per Sector
Year 1994
UNIT GG CO2 Equivalent
SourceUNFCCC
Energy
3,717.87
Industry
58.38
Agriculture
3,204.00
Land Use Change and Forestry
17,515.54
Waste
90.09
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2003 2012
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending