|Approval Date||02 Jun 2022|
|Signature Date||24 Jun 2022|
|Planned Completion Date||31 May 2024|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31110|
The ADRiFi programme in Malawi will be implemented in two phases with the initial phase spanning for two (2) years 2022 and2023 and the second phase for additional two(2) years-2024 and2025-subject to availability of financial resources. The budget for the first phase is USD10.13millionco-financed from ADF 15resources for UA 3.5 million(approximately USD 4.9 million), the ADRiFi Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) for USD 4.35 million, the Government of Malawi for USD 0.4million and an in-kind contribution by the African Risk Capacity for USD 0.48 million. The direct beneficiary of the Programme is the Government of Malawi, which will benefit from support in the payment of its sovereign risk premium for the transfer of drought risks, as well as the agencies involved in disaster risk management in the country that will benefit from capacity building. The indirect beneficiaries of the programme are the vulnerable smallholder farmers exposed to drought with a significant proportion of them being women and children.
The overall goal of ADRiFi in Malawi is to enhance the resilience and response to climate shocks in the country, by improving the management of climate disaster risks. The Programme's specific objectives are: (i)To strengthen the capacity of Malawi to evaluate climate-related risks and costs, and elaborate subsequent adaptation measures at both national and sub-national levels; and (ii)To promote initial financing for disaster risk transfer solutions .
The direct beneficiary of ADRiFi is the Government of Malawi, which will benefit from the support for the payment of its premium to ARC Ltd, as well as relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies that will benefit from capacity building to manage disaster risk activities in the country. The indirect beneficiaries are the local and rural communities that will benefit from assistance in the event of droughts. The Programme will target individuals affected by drought with special focus on women and children.
African Development Fund
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD SECURITY
|Last Update||09 Dec 2022|
|-10.1115 33.8815||Karonga District|
|-13 33.4167||Kasungu District|
|-13.7196 34.4018||Salima District|
|-15.6473 34.9396||Blantyre District|
|-14.9458 35.5737||Machinga District|
|-14.766 35.283||Shire River Source|