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 …

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

WESM Launches K312 Million Project In Nkhotakota

WESM launches K312 million project in Nkhotakota Nkhotakota, July 20: The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi WESM, has vowed to strengthen its effort towards the restoration of bird population in areas around Chia Lagoon in Nkhotakota district. Speaking on Wednesday at the launch of a 312 million Kwacha Chia Lagoon Waterbird project in the …

damage after Cyclone Freddy

WESM Cyclone Relief

WESM is saddened to report the deaths of eleven patrons of WESM-sponsored wildlife clubs, who lost their lives during Cyclone Freddy; three other club patrons are missing. Their families have lost their homes and are seeking refuge in government camps. WESM staff members have also lost homes and are being sheltered in temporary accommodation. WESM …

Njenga Primary School Environment and Wildlife club committee members

Active Youth Participation in CONSERVE Project: The Case of Njenga Primary School Environment and Wildlife Club

Njenga Primary School Environment and Wildlife club committee members tend plants. The start of the CONSERVE project created a platform that raised awareness on the need and importance of environment and natural resources management in schools. The case in point is the active participation of youths who are now spearheading environmental and natural resources conservation …

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2022 WESM AGM & Coordination Meeting

Blessings Chingagwe, Research and Biodiversity Manager, making the opening remarks during 2022 the Coordination Meeting. On 5th March, 2022, WESM had its Annual General Meeting and Coordination Meeting which took place concurrently at its headquarters in Limbe, Blantyre. WESM uses this kind of meeting to reflect on achievements and challenges and at the same time …

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Monitoring Of Artificial Nesting Boxes In Liwonde National Park

Photo of Tamara the environmental education officer monitoring the boxes. In June 2021, WESM together with Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST), World Parrot Trust and Mulanje Outdoor Adventures set 60 artificial box nests in Liwonde National Park to see if the cavity dwelling species will take up and reside in these boxes.  Mopane …