News & events

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.


Our news

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May Scottish Parliamentary elections

3 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.

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Rose Chibambo, 1928 - 2016

13 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.

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OBE Award for Board Chair

8 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.

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Humza Yousaf launches Malawian rice in Edinburgh

6 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.

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Annual Member Survey: what you told us

18 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.

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Scottish Government Spending Review

18 Dec 2015

We are delighted to inform members that the Scottish Government has protected all international development expenditure in this week’s spending review.

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Film-making opportunity for members – TELL YOUR STORY

11 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.

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Members Survey

11 Dec 2015

Have your say about how we did in 2015, and what we should be doing in 2016!

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