4.1 Pollution of air in urban centres (Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Zomba)
4.2 What Government can do alone
4.2.2 Unplanned Settlements
4.2.3 What Government can do alone
4.3 Degradation of the environment at the coal-loading bay (Rumphi)
4.3.1 What Government can do alone
The Government should
4.4 Depletion of trees in refugee hosting districts (Nsanje, Chikwawa Mwanza, Mulanje, Thyolo, Nkhata Bay, Mangochi, Machinga, Dedza, Lilongwe and Mchinji)
4.4.1 What Government and NGOs can do
Government and NGOs should replant the areas which had been used by the refugees.
4.5 Depletion of palm-trees (Mangochi,Dedza, Salima, Machinga and Chikwawa)
4. 5.1 What people can do with assistance from Government and other agencies
Government and Chiefs should ensure that people do not cut palm trees to make palm wine.
4.6 Damming of rivers (Mchinji)
4.6.1 What people with assistance from Government and other agencies can do
Before any authority to dam a river is given, the local people should be consulted.
4.7 Over-population of crocodiles (Nsanje, Chikwawa)
4.7.1 What Government can do alone
Government should increase the quota on licences for crocodile hunters to reduce the population.
4.8 Over-population of cattle (Chikwawa, Nsanje)
4.8.1 What people can do on their own
4.9 Water and air pollution (Chikwawa)
4.9.1 What Government can do alone
Government should undertake research into the effects of sugar production on air and water.
4.10 Water and air pollution (Chiradaulu)
4.10.1 What Government can do alone
4. 11 Salty water (Dowa, ChiRwawa, Mwanza, Zomba, Machinga and Mangochi)
4 .11.1 What Government can do alone
Government should establish dams to provide good water in these areas.
4.12 Destruction of trees (Chitipa, Rumphi and Mzimba)
4.12.1 What people with assistance from Government can do
People should be taught how to grow finger millet like other crops, without damaging trees.
4.13 Degradation of land due to gemstone mining (Mzimba)
4.13.1 What people with assistance from Government can do
The Government should ensure that the pits are filled and inspect the
sites to confirm that this is being done.
Contents | Acknowledgments | Preamble
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