Youths outline opportunities, challenges in trade, industry

The National Planning Commission, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Tuesday,...
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NPC Strategic Plan Video

  The National Planning Commission (NPC) on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 launched its first Strategic Plan for the period 2021...
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Together Commencing the Journey Towards 2063

  We launched the Malawi 2063 First 10-Year Implementation Plan (MIP-1) led by His Excellency the President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy...
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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Courtesy Visit on MIP-1 Collaboration

Image: Dr. Thomas Chataghalala Munthali (Director General), Dr. Joachim De Weerdt (IFPRI Country Manager), Dr. Grace Kumchulesi (Director of Development...
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Sectoral policies undergo review for MW2063 alignment assessment

Representatives of various government ministries, departments and agencies on Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday June 9, 2021 met in Lilongwe...
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NPC Director General’s Speech at the 6th Congregation Ceremony of Pentecostal Life University

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NPC signs MoU with NICE on MW2063 popularization

The National Planning Commission (NPC) and the National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
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Getting Things Done!

Malawi now has a new vision, Malawi 2063 or MW2063 in short, and we are currently in the next important...
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NPC shares MW2063 document with universities, local councils

As part of popularizing the newly launched Malawi 2063 (MW2063) vision for the country, the National Planning Commission (NPC) is...
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Malawi 2063 – MW2063

Malawi on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 launched its new vision named Malawi 2063 (MW2063). The Malawi 2063 vision replaces Vision...
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NPC Strategic Plan 2021 - 2030

The 10-Year National Planning Commission Strategic Plan was launched on 30 November 2021. The Minister of Trade, Hon. Sosten Gwengwe was the guest of Honour at this auspicious accasion. The Strategic Plan presents a framework through which the Commision reaffirms its commitment to implement its mandate together with its state and non state actors.

Here with the link to the report: Download

NPC releases 2021 Annual Report

The 2021 Annual Report of the National Planning Commission (NPC) is a summarization of the activities which the commission carried out during the Financial Year 2020-2021; and is, as a matter of statutory obligation, prepared and submitted to the President and Parliament on an annual basis. This Report, therefore, presents some of the major achievements that the NPC has registered during the preceeding financial year.

Here with the link to the report: Download

H.E. Speech on Launch of MIP-1

Speech by His Excellency the President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera during the official launch of the MIP-1 at Bingu International Conference Center in Lilongwe on Monday, November 8th, 2021...

Here with the link to the speech: Download

ON NOW: Malawi Priorities

Malawi Priorities is a research-based collaborative project implemented by the National Planning Commission (NPC) with technical assistance from the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), and the Copenhagen Consensus Center (CCC) to identify and promote the most effective interventions that address Malawi’s development challenges and support the attainment of its development aspirations.

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NEWS: New National Vision for Malawi

Malawi on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 launched its new vision named Malawi 2063 (MW2063). The Malawi 2063 vision replaces Vision 2020 which expired in December 2020. The Malawi 2063 (MW2063) aims to transform Malawi into a wealthy and self-reliant industrialized ‘upper middle-income country’ by the year 2063.

Click the link to access the final vision document... Download Malawi 2063 Here

For the abridged or summary version of the original vision document, please use the links below to access both the English and Chichewa Version.
Download Abridged English Version Here
Download Abridged Chichewa Version Here

For frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the MW2063 Vision, please click the link below to access the FAQs document.
Download MW2063 Vision FAQ Here
HOT TOPIC: Malawi's President launches new medium term development strategy

His Excellency the President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has today November 8, 2021 launched the MW2063 First 10 Year Implementation Plan (MIP-1). It was launched during the opening ceremony of the 2021 National Development Conference at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. The MIP-1, to run from 2021 to 2030, replaces the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) III as the country's new medium term development strategy. It is aimed at helping Malawi graduate into a middle income economy and achieve most of the Sustainable Development Goals by the year 2030.

Here with the link to the launch edition of the MIP-1: Download

Watch NDC Recordings Here:

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President Chakwera's MW2063 Launch Speech

Speech by His Excellency the President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera during the official launch of the Malawi 2063 New National Vision at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Tuesday, January 19, 2020...

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Malawi Hosts SADC Public Lecture 2021

Malawi's Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima says digitalisation is key to southern Africa's transformation agenda and that it can fast-track industrialization of economies if embraced as a business norm in the region, even in the face of phenomena such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

He has since called on countries in the region to develop and implement sustainable digital solutions for the region to reap benefits of growing digitalisation around the globe.

He was delivering a lecture as eminent speaker at the SADC Public Lecture 2021 held in Lilongwe on Thursday August 12, 2021 under the theme: 'Promoting Digitalisation for Revival of the SADC Industrialisation Agenda in the COVID-19 Era'.

Watch Recording Here (Access Passcode: QZ%*&S2r): SADC Public Lecture - Key Note Address

Download Full Lecture here: SADC Public Lecture - Key Note Address

HOT TOPIC: Policy Digest

The Policy Digest is a catalogue of various national policies, strategies and plans of the Malawi government and is aimed at providing a One-Stop-Window for public policy documents in Malawi to ensure ease of access by various stakeholders, local or international.

Policies, strategies and plans are key in operationalising MW2063 and ensure alignment and focus within sectors. The National Planning Commission is committed to guide and champion the development of effective policies by ensuring that they are mainstreamed and aligned to the overall medium-term and long-term development plans.NPC will also emphasize policy development and capacity strengthening for institutions and systems at the national and decentralised level wherever needs are greatest.

Download Files Here: Policy Digest

NEWS: UN hands over UN75 Initiative report to NPC

The United Nations (UN) in Malawi has handed over the UN75 Initiative Report to the National Planning Commission (NPC) to ensure that views of Malawians captured in the document are considered by the commission in the formulation of national development plans and strategies. The UN75 Initiative Campaign was launched by the UN in January 2020 to mark its global 75th anniversary under the theme The World Malawi Wants: Local Voices for Better Future.

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