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Malawi Scotland Partnership meets Countess of Wessex

17 Mar 2017

The Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP), our sister network in Malawi, was delighted to meet HRH Countess of Wessex, GCVO Vice Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust to celebrate the Commonwealth Day.

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Fairtrade Fortnight

27 Feb 2017

Today’s the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight. We can enjoy two fantastic weeks when community groups, schools, businesses, NGOs and faith groups all come together to show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food, often in developing countries like Malawi.

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#BuyMalawian2017 Campaign launched

22 Feb 2017

Excited to have launched the #BuyMalawian2017 campaign, to encourage Scots to buy Malawian products in celebration of the birthday of David Livingstone, the Scottish explorer who began the special relationship between the two nations more than 150 years ago.

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Scottish Global Health Collaborative launched

16 Feb 2017

Working with our members and partners, the Scotland Malawi Partnership has been helping establish new systems to increase coordination of effort in Scotland’s global health work.

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DFID launches new Economic Development Strategy

2 Feb 2017

Rt Hon Priti Patel has launched DFID’s new Economic Development Strategy: prosperity, poverty and meeting global challenges. We are keen to listen to members’ views with regards this new strategy and will invite DFID to attend our next Business, Trade, Investment and Tourism Forum to update members.

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DFID consultation: “UK Aid Connect” (building consortia)

2 Feb 2017

DFID is seeking input to the final stages of design of its new UK Aid Connect programme which aims to support consortia-led innovation and collaboration between CSOs, think tanks and the public and private sectors to solve key challenges in development. Members can email their ideas and input up to the 7th February.

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New British High Commissioner: Chichewa Video Message!

26 Jan 2017

Holly Tett has wasted no time since arriving in Malawi as the new British High Commissioner in getting her Chichewa up to scratch. She has released a three-minute video entirely in Chichewa, in which she sets out her priorities in this post.

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Scotland Street Coffee sends girls to school in Malawi

23 Jan 2017

We're delighted to announce that sales of Scotland Street Coffee will support girls' education in Malawi.

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