A selection of deforestation, pollution statistics (air and water pollution), as well as information on extractives activities, and their concessions/licences.
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||WFS||No data available.|
|location||href="http://portals.flexicadastre.com/malawi/" http://portals.flexicadastre.com/malawi/">rel="nofollow">http://portals.flexicadastre.com/malawi/ - Data for mining and petroleum licences (including company name, mineral, and start and end date of concession)||Deforestation: Only some heavily outdated from 1999 is provided. Data has been put into a geographic presentation and some high level deforestation figures are provided in a narrative text. http://www.unpei.org/sites/default/files/e_library_documents/Malawi_Policy_Brief_Forests_and_Woodlands_MSEOR.pdf Water quality information cannot be found from the Water Resources Department or from the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development. Air quality data could not be found via Google searches and neither through the WHO ambient air quality database.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|findable_steps||Conducted google search with the following phrases: Malawi ministry environment, Malawi ministry water, Malawi ministry mining, Malawi ministry forestry. Conducted further searches on google and ministry sites using the following phrases: Malawi pollution, water quality, extraction, mining, deforestation.|
|Collector name||Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, and the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development, Ministry of Mining, Department of Forestry||Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment has several departments which should be responsible for the areas of data we look into: see here: http://www.malawi.gov.mw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76&Itemid=75 Water resources department of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development. Is responsible among others for monitoring, assessment and management of water quality and pollution control; see http://www.malawi.gov.mw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13&Itemid=99 No agency could be identified for air pollution.|