AGRICULTURE GETS K198.5 BILLION IN THE 2016/17 BUDGET

Goodall Gondwe, Minister of Finance in MalawiMinister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe on Friday 27th May, 2016 delivered the 2016/17 budget statement in the National Assembly of the Republic of Malawi.

In his statement, the Minister said: "In terms of direct allocations to key line ministries, Mr Speaker, Sir, the amount of K198.5 billion has been allocated to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development."

CISANET: A MODEL FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ENGAGEMENT IN MALAWI

Civil society engagementThe Alliance to End Hunger, through its National Alliance Partnership Program (NAPP), which has been working with CISANET to assist in building its capacities to better engage policy processes around food security, nutrition, and agricultural development has described CISANET as a model for civil society engagement in Malawi.