EQUIPING YOUTH WITH PRACTICAL SKILLS AND TOOLS TO PRACTICE INNOVATION FOR GREEN JOBS IN MALAWI.

To get green innovation tools into the hands of more Environmental Youth champions in Malawi, Paul Atsu, World University Service of Canada volunteer at WESM Lilongwe branch as Communications and Youth Engagement Advisor held a Green Entrepreneurship Mentorships trains 22 Environmental Club Members at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources on 5th Octobers 2023 …

Chia Project National Stakeholders Meeting

The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM) has initiated a three-year project aimed at empowering the communities residing near Chia Lagoon in Nkhotakota. According to Victor Mangochi, the Chairperson of WESM’s Board, this project focuses on providing loans to these communities in order to support the protection and restoration of wildlife, particularly birds, in …

Mzuzu Branch September Monthly Talk

WESM Mzuzu Branch in conjunction with INNORET is cordially inviting you to a Monthly Talk as below: Topic: The role of Biodiversity & Renewable Energy in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Presenter: Dr Russel Chidya (Ph.D) (Mzuni Lecturer & Innoret Team Leader) Date: 29 Sept. 2023 (Thurs) Time: 6 – 7:30 pm. Mode: Blended (Face-to-face …

Green Entrepreneurship: An Innovation to Tackling Climate Change in Malawi

It is in the interests of African nations to ensure that their most productive citizens are employed in helpful work that contributes to national economic growth and social development. It is estimated that approximately 122 million young people will join Africa’s labor force in the next decade, but this is nearly three times faster than …

Lead Poisoning in Vultures Workshop

WESM with funding from Bildlife International organized a 2 day workshop in Salima at Sunbird Livingstonia Hotel from 12 to 13 September 2023. The workshop was attended by national and international stakeholders from Malawi, Namibia, Kenya and South Africa. WESM Chairperson Dr. Tionge Mzumara Gawa, highlighted that Lead poisoning can be harmful to both animals and …

International Youth Day, 2023

“Humanity depends on the boundless energy, ideas and contributions of youth everywhere. Today and every day, let’s support and stand with young people in shaping a just and sustainable world, for people and planet”. –António Guterres This year’s International Youth Day theme strongly aligns with the our work and it brings us great pleasure to …

WESM Chairperson’s Feature With Aljazeera

 WESM National  Chairperson Dr. Tiwonge Gawa, PhD who is also a  campaigner Tearfund Campaign was featured on Aljazeera’s the Stream programme ahead of Plastics Treaty meeting in Paris, France. Please watch the full interview on: https://youtu.be/1gizEAeLxqE