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.
Annual Member Survey: what you told us18 Dec 2015
Every year the SMP conducts a Membership Needs and Impact Survey, asking members what impact the SMP has had on their work with Malawi over the last year, and what members would like the SMP to do to support their work next year. In keeping with our core principles of transparency and accountability, and as a member-led organisation, we’re very happy to share in full the unedited results of the survey.
Scottish Government Spending Review18 Dec 2015
We are delighted to inform members that the Scottish Government has protected all international development expenditure in this week’s spending review.
Film-making opportunity for members – TELL YOUR STORY11 Dec 2015
The Scotland Malawi Partnership (SMP) and our sister organisation in Malawi the Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP) are keen to commission a number of short case study films in Malawi to show the Malawi side of the partnership.