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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Malawi Food Crisis Update: Match Funding Achieved

4 Jan 2017

We're pleased to report that all four NGO's have achieved their match-funding targets.

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Results of SMP Needs and Impact Survey 2016

19 Dec 2016

Many thanks to members that completed our 2016 Needs and Impact Survey. This is our annual assessment of how we’re doing, and a key moment to listen to the priorities and expectations of our members and key partners.

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Scottish Government draft budget recommits to Malawi

16 Dec 2016

We welcome the continued strong commitment from the Scottish Government to international development and to renewing the people-to-people and government-to-government partnership with Malawi.

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Margaret Elizabeth Sinclair, 1927-2016

13 Dec 2016

We are greatly saddened to inform members of the death of Mrs Margaret Elizabeth Sinclair on 6th December, 2016.

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Malawi nutrition and health research

9 Dec 2016

Earlier this year we helped support RESULTS UK as they designed research looking into ways of improving nutrition and health amongst infants and young children in Malawi. This is part of the SMP's wider support for ongoing longer-term food security resilience-building work.

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Malawi Food Crisis Update: Match Funding Deadline

2 Dec 2016

Devastating floods then droughts have left Malawi facing one of its worst famines in recent times. More than six and a half million are currently hit by food insecurity in Malawi at present.

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Meet the new British High Commissioner

2 Dec 2016

We are delighted to be working closely with Holly Tett as she prepares to travel to travel to Malawi in January to take over from H.E. Simon Mustard as British High Commissioner to Malawi.

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DFID funding opportunity: UK Aid Direct

2 Dec 2016

We encourage members with an annual operating budget of over £40,000 to consider applying for DFID’s UK Aid Direct programme. The deadline for Concept Notes in this round is Tuesday 31st January 2017.

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