We hold regular networking and information events aimed at promoting the relationship between Scotland and Malawi.
We are happy to promote other events and share positive news about Scotland's link with Malawi. We also regularly update this page with recent funding news.
If you have an interest in Malawi and want to meet others who do too you are most welcome to attend any of our events below.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more