YONECO members of staff reached young people from various youth clubs with awareness messages on climate change and adaptation measures in Rumphi district.

Among other things, the awareness messages emphasized on fuel efficient rocket stoves, establishment of communal forests, irrigation farming, organic fertilizer making and growing crop varieties that take less days.
 
The youth were further urged to walk the talk and stop relying on handouts for survival.
 
Climate change is one of the challenges that have greatly affected the mainstay of people in Malawi especially those whole live in rural and remote parts of the country. Recently, Rumphi has been affcetd by dry spells, and sometimes heavy rains which cause flooding.
 
The meetings were also attended by various religious and traditional leaders. The leaders who were present, avowed to give the young people all the necessary support they would need in this endeavor.
 

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