is a recognised and credible apex NGO for environmental issues and initiatives
in Malawi. It maintains strong ties with both the local and international
NGO community, and collaborates with various Government departments in
the fields of Environment and natural Resource Management. CURE has cultivated
a number of linkages with regional and international networks like IUCN,
SADC/ ELCMS and The Forest Action Network. Combined, this networking makes
CURE an effective environmental focal point for information flow, capacity
building and training in various participatory development aproaches to
community-based natural resource management.
More than ever before it
is becoming apparent that the sound stewardship of Malawi's environment
and natural resources necessitates increased cooperation and collaboration
between the government, Non-Governmental Organisations, and more importantly
the communities. To this end CURE's primary objective is to facilitate
and promote the flow of information on sustainable community based natural
resources management and integrated rural development.
The CURE's mission is to Assist
NGOs enhance the impact, gender equityand sustainability of community based
natural resource management interventions through capacity building, coordination,
information exchange and advocacy.