Islamic Relief Malawi trains Muslim leaders on environment conservation

Islamic Relief Malawi has urged Muslim leaders in the country to play a leading role in climate change mitigation and environmental conservation.

The call was made at the opening of a two-day training workshop on climate change and Consumptive patterns for Muslim leaders who have been drawn from different areas in Blantyre.

Speaking to Radio Islam after the opening session, country director for Islamic Relief Malawi Sharif Mia said the organization together with Leadership for Environment and Development LEAD decided to impart in Muslim leader’s knowledge on how they can teach their followers about climate change and taking care of environment.

“Islamic Relief Malawi is expecting Muslims to take action in ending problems of climate change through planting trees and taking care of them,” said Mia

Speaking to participants, LEAD representative Gibson hailed Islamic Relief Malawi for organizing the workshop.

Islamic Relief Malawi is implementing Action on climate and consumption project in partnership with Humanitarian Academy for Development HAD with funding from KR foundation.

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