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.
Rose Chibambo, 1928 - 201613 Jan 2016
Rose Lomathinda Chibambo, Malawi’s first female Cabinet Minister at independence, died at Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre in the early hours of Tuesday 12th January 2016.
OBE Award for Board Chair8 Jan 2016
We're delighted that the Chair of our board, Reverend Professor Kenneth Ross, received an OBE for services to the community in Malawi and to Scottish-Malawi relations.
Humza Yousaf launches Malawian rice in Edinburgh6 Jan 2016
MSP Humza Yousaf met with Paisley-based Just Trading Scotland (JTS) as Edinburgh grocery store, Margiottas took stock of the organisation’s new premium Kilombero rice product.