Secretary of State for Scotland visits Malawi, announcing new DFID funding17 Feb 2016
We are delighted that David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, is this week visiting Malawi for the second time. The Scotland Malawi Partnership is pleased to have worked closely with Mr Mundell in advance of the visit, briefing him on the work of our members across Malawi and feeding into his itinerary.
MaSP 2016 Symposium11 Feb 2016
MaSP hosted the fourth Malawi-Scotland Symposium on Friday 5th February for Malawi grant partners of Scottish Government funded projects.
SMP plans to March 20173 Feb 2016
As we approach the final year of the SMP’s ambitious 2014-17 Strategic Plan, we have set out a detailed operational plan outlining what the SMP will be doing to support our members in the final 14-months of this period. In keeping with our core values of transparency, accountability and being member-led, we have made this operational plan available on our website for members to feed in.
Do you have a health link/project with Malawi?3 Feb 2016
The SMP is a leading member of new Scottish Global Health Collaboration group which operates under the Chief Medical Officer. If you or your organisation have a health project or partnership with Malawi, or if you are a health professional in Scotland, please take a moment to complete this important national survey which will help inform future coordination, support and policy-making.
Food Security in Malawi3 Feb 2016
We continue to be seriously concerned about the evolving food security situation in Malawi, with many of our friends and partners in Malawi facing serious food shortages in the coming months. It is estimated 2.8 million Malawians will be affected.
SMP submission to International Development Committee3 Feb 2016
Representing members’ priorities, the SMP has made a submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee’s inquiry on DFID’s allocation of resources.
Public Reform in Malawi3 Feb 2016
On the 25th January the SMP met with the visiting joint delegation from Malawi Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances and Public Sector Reforms, and the Malawi Government’s Directorate for Public Sector Reforms. This joint study visit was hastily re-scheduled after having previously been cancelled in November 2015.
May Scottish Parliamentary elections3 Feb 2016
The SMP, with NIDOS and the Scottish Fair Trade Forum, are in contact with each of the major parties competing in the May 2016 Scottish Parliamentary elections.