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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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CDC to increase investment in Malawi

2 Dec 2016

For a number of years the SMP has been encouraging the CDC Group to increase the number of investments made in Malawi and to make available smaller investments, more proportionate to the scale of the opportunities and economy in Malawi.

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Mathews Phiri, 1972 - 2016

1 Dec 2016

We are greatly saddened to inform members of the death of the Dr Mathews Phiri.

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How did we do? Take our survey!

24 Nov 2016

We want to hear from you in our annual member survey! Let us know what you thought of our services in the past year, and what you’d like us to do next year.

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UK aid and Malawi under-lake oil

21 Nov 2016

The Scotland Malawi Partnership has been in communication with both DFID and the FCO today regarding suggestions in the media that UK aid money had been spent advancing British commercial interests vis-à-vis the extraction of oil from under Lake Malawi.

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DFID announce extra £8m support for Malawi

11 Nov 2016

A further £8 million has been pledged by the UK Government to help reduce severe food shortages in Malawi.

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