The Crisis We Face
With climate change, fish stocks on Lake Malawi have been decimated. For Lonnex Failos, who was brought up to be a fisherman, climate change has shattered this livelihood and has had a devastating knock-on effect on his family.
“My parents raised me to fish. When I started, we’d make beautiful catches. We could catch Bombe, Ntchila, Micheni, Usipa and other fish which fetched good prices. But not anymore. Some of these fish types have completely disappeared.
"I couldn’t educate my children, buy their books and uniforms, let alone feed them."