Irrigation and Food Security in Malawi

15 May, 2017 | rholdstock
Categories: Malawi

The climatic extremes of prolonged drought and frequent flooding are major challenges Malawi. A large part of the population relies on agriculture and is prone to be directly affected by the natural environment. One major environmental and economic issue is energy scarcity: In the absence of electricity and alternative fuel sources, trees are commonly used… Read the full article >


Co2balance and United Purpose Issue Carbon Credits for Borehole Projects in Malawi

27 January, 2017 | pierreco2
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

After several years of collaborating on delivering safe water supply to rural communities in Malawi, Co2balance and United Purpose successfully issued the four initial projects for the second time. Covering 5 traditional authorities in Dowa and Kasungu  Disctricts, these projects have repaired and are maintaining approximately 40 boreholes in rural areas of central Malawi. The second… Read the full article >



Stakeholder Meetings in Dowa and Kasungu, Malawi!

15 April, 2015 | antonisfoukaras
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

This week on Tuesday April 14th, Concern Universal, our partner for the borehole-rehabilitation project in Malawi has started the local stakeholder meetings in Dowa and Kasungu Districts . The overall objective of the meeting is to provide all the information about the project to the local communities. Concern Universal will also use this opportunity to collect… Read the full article >



Progress in Malawi

19 September, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

Last week we received confirmation from the Gold Standard that our first 4 micro scale borehole projects in Malawi had been Listed. This is a land mark in what has been a slow moving project but one that carries an enormous amount of potential. The project aims to improve access to clean water in one of the world’s… Read the full article >


Boreholes In Malawi

14 July, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

At the end of last week we received an update from our partners, Concern Universal, in Malawi that a total of 62 boreholes have been repaired and are now providing clean water for local communities. This marks a significant milestone in the project to date as it means we can soon submit to the Gold… Read the full article >


Tsalani Bwino

23 June, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Malawi

At short notice I flew out to Malawi last Tuesday and have spent the week here in Lilongwe with our partners Concern Universal. The objective was to identify how we can increase access to carbon finance for organisations in the country. We were kindly invited to a meeting with Irish Aid who are interested in the role carbon… Read the full article >


Safe Water in Malawi with Concern Universal

15 May, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

CO2balance is pleased to announce that it has recently submitted 4 micro scale projects to the Gold Standard Foundation for listing. This marks a milestone in our work to date with Concern Universal in Malawi and lays the foundations for scaling up our partnership further. The projects in question aim to provide safe water to households… Read the full article >


Boreholes in Malawi

14 April, 2014 | lloydarcher
Categories: Malawi, Safe Water

Through its ongoing partnership with Concern Universal, CO2balance has been leveraging carbon finance to improve safe water access in rural Malawi. The innovative project aims to rehabilitate damaged boreholes so that communities no longer have to treat their water through boiling or drink dirty water from unprotected sources. CO2balance then uses the carbon revenues to implement a… Read the full article >