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.
Announcement of Floods Recovery Grants30 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.Read more
New visa fee when entering Malawi postponed29 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.Read more
DFID announces additional £11.6 million for Malawi25 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.Read more
The history of coffee in Scotland and Malawi11 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.Read more
Malawi Floods: Scotland-Malawi community recovery mini grants now available19 May 2015
We are pleased to inform members that the Trustees of the Beit Trust have donated £20,000 to the Scotland Malawi Partnership to assist with community recovery, rehabilitation and preparedness work after the January floods in Malawi.Read more
SRUC staff member wins national special achievement award for Dumfries Malawi links.7 Apr 2015
Dr Mizeck Chagunda, of Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), Dumfries, has won the SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in the Malawi Association UK's annual Malawi Achievers Awards Ceremony in Leicester for his work championing links with Malawi in the Dumfries area.Read more
Scottish Government launches new International Framework3 Apr 2015
The Scottish Government has released its updated International Framework. The SMP was able to help feed into the final stages of the consultation for this framework and also submitted to a Scottish Parliament inquiry giving feedback on the 2012 framework.Read more
Ian Hudghton MEP raises Malawi sugar cane issue in EU26 Mar 2015
On the 9th March the SMP wrote to Scotland’s six MEPs raising concerns about forthcoming changes to the EU sugar cane subsidies which Malawian small-holder sugarcane farmer Charles Chavi raised as a point of concern when speaking at an SMP Fairtrade Fortnight lunch.Read more