Climate Proofing Local Development Gains in Rural and Urban Areas of Machinga and Mangochi Districts

Project Summary

Using ecological, physical & policy measures to reduce vulnerability to climate change driven droughts, floods & post harvest losses for rural and urban communities of Machinga and Mangochi Districts of Malawi (reaching over 0.5 million people)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministries of Local Government; Agriculture, Irrigation & Water Development; Natural Resources, Energy & Environment, Finance & Development Planning, Public Works, Gender and Communities
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,318,200 USD
Co-financing Total
36,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
531,820 USD
Total Cost 41,468,200.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Apr 2012
Concept Approved
29 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Jul 2014
Project closed