LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The country’s Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) is at advanced level in raising awareness on financing and insuring disasters for effective and efficient Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (CDRFI) policies in Malawi
CISONECC observes that there is till other stakeholders needed to be reached for multi-sectoral approach towards climate change adaptation mechanism.
CISONECC National Coordinator Julius Ng’oma told The Maravi Post during the two day stakeholders dialogue session in Salima on CDRFI, November 25-26, 2020 that the conversation of the topic matter will help government to develop effective policies towards climate change adaption.
Ng’oma says the dialogue session is focusing on experiences sharing which will strengthen climate change resilient for a broader approach.
“We are at an advance stage on Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance discussion which has allowed key stakeholder sharing experiences that will help government to come up with effective and efficient policies.
“We want raise much awareness among the communities on how insurance can be a practice in readiness of any climate change effects, ” says Ng’oma.
The session attracted participants including CSOs working in agriculture
and climate change management, government officials, insurance, financing institutions, the academia and the media.
Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) with funding from the government of German through CARE German and CARE Malawi under the project Multi-stakeholder partnership on climate and disaster risk financing and preparedness in the context of the InsuResilience Global Partnership’ has developed a Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) strategy and tools for Climate and Disaster Risk Financing Insurance (CDRFI) to enhance the active engagement of various stakeholders in the PME of various CDRFI initiatives in Malawi.