The Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development (JCED) runs a programme in Lilongwe and Kasungu which provides farming communities in rural villages with the skills to protect their livelihoods from the effects of climate change.

The Tasintha Project

In Malawi, more than 80% of the population depends on agriculture which makes them particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate breakdown. The Tasintha three-year project aims to build resilient and sustainable communities. The JCED team works with groups of local farmers in rural villages in the Kasungu district, to enable them to work in harmony with the natural environment so that their crops will survive erratic weather patterns and to provide them with sustainable ways to generate income.