Teddie Kamoto

Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, Malawi

As the Deputy Director of Forestry (Zone Manager for the Eastern Zone), Teddie Kamato has multiple responsibilities such as the empowerment of communities in conservation activities, the mapping of forestry resources and the promotion of tree planting and rehabilitation of degraded areas. He is also the Focal Point for Forest Landscape Restoration Program in Malawi.

As the Focal Point for the REDD+ Programm in Malawi (2017 to date), he is responsible for developing the REDD+ strategy, coordinating REDD+ activities, and managing the Malawi REDD+ Program. Within his role as the UNCCD Focal point, Teddie Kamoto coordinates UNCCD activities in Malawi, reports to the UNCCD secretariat and develops project proposals to support the achievement of Land Degradation Neutrality.