Malawi has hosted the first ever African regional symposium on loss and damage

Delegates at the symposium have agreed on the need for governments to show commitment in managing impact of natural disasters

Speaking at the end of the three day workshop Julius Ng’oma national coordinator for civil society network on climate change CISONECC highlighted the significance of conducting thorough research on loss and damage

Ngoma said most African governments put little resources towards environmental conservation hence imperative to identify new sources of finance for loss and damage

During the meeting different scholars across the world presented their research papers on local and global mechanism for addressing loss and damage and damage

The symposium was organized by CISONECC in collaboration with Pan African Justice Alliance and Trocaire