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


DFID Review of Civil Society Engagement

9 Jul 2015

The Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, announced on the 2nd July a review of DFID’s relationship with civic society.

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Malawi links in every Scottish constituency!

8 Jul 2015

Last night the SMP published a new paper giving examples of Malawi links from within its membership in each of the 59 Westminster constituencies.

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New Visa Guidelines for Malawi

6 Jul 2015

The Government of Malawi have now released new visa implementation guidelines for Malawi.

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Malawi Floods Recovery Projects Need Funding

1 Jul 2015

Can you help fund any of these projects in Malawi?

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Announcement of Floods Recovery Grants

30 Jun 2015

The Beit Trust and the Scotland Malawi Partnership have donated £20,000 to support flood recovery and rehabilitation in Malawi, with full details announced today.

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New visa fee when entering Malawi postponed

29 Jun 2015

The Malawian government has advised that plans to introduce an entry fee for UK visitors (and nationals of other countries that charge a visa fee for Malawian nationals) on 1 July have been postponed.

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DFID announces additional £11.6 million for Malawi

25 Jun 2015

We are delighted to inform members that DFID have announced an additional £11.6 million of support for Malawi which will be used to construct classrooms for over 30,000 pupils.

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The history of coffee in Scotland and Malawi

11 Jun 2015

Coffee was first introduced to Malawi by Dr. John Buchanan in the 1870s with a plant from the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh.

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