Agriculture & Food Security Forum

We invite members, partners and all involved in Scotland-Malawi joint-working in food security, agriculture, forestry, and land resources to participate in an online Forum.

Start time 11:00 (UK) End time 12:30 (UK)
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Please get in touch if you would like to contribute to this or a future Forum.

Committed to being member led, topics can be proposed when registering.

As ever, there will be time for Q&A and discussion.

Our working programme which will be subject to updates is:


  • Brenda Mwale, Malawi Youth Climate Leader
  • Henry Kadzuwa, University of Edinburgh
  • Andrew Heald, MICFor, Forestry and Sustainable Plantations Consultant: Sustainable forestry - delivering for communities, biodiversity and the bioeconomy – lessons from Uganda/Ghana


  • Lesley Willis, Alton Climate Action Network
  • Luwayo Biswick, Founding Director Permaculture Paradise Institute
  • Kate Swatridge - Malawi Schools Permaculture Clubs

Agriculture & Renewables

  • Kevin Simpson, CEO, Malawi Fruits
  • Wongani Kapatamoyo, Malawi Youth Climate Leader

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Agriculture Update

  • Simon Calvert, Senior Commercial Agriculture Adviser
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Speaker Kevin Simpson, CEO of Malawi Fruits.
Speaker Luwayo Biswick, founding Director of the Permaculture Paradise.
Speaker Andrew Heald, (MICFor, Forestry and Sustainable Plantations Consultant: Sustainable forestry).