3RD NATIONAL RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE (NRDC)
THEME:Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Towards a Wealthy and Self-reliant Nation
DATES: 18th – 20th November 2020. Venue: Sunbird Nkopola Hotel, Mangochi
NPC has partnered with the National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) in the organization of the conference.
The National Planning Commission (NPC) and the Malawi Agriculture Policy Advancement and Transformation Agenda (MwaPATA) Institute on Thursday, September 17, 2020 signed a memorandum of understanding for their collaboration on policy research in agriculture, natural resources and rural development. The event marks the official commencement of joint research activities between the two institutions in shaping national policies and development plans in the specified fields.Read more
The National Planning Commission on Thursday August 6, 2020 launched the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) III Mid Term Review Report during a virtual ceremony that was coordinated from the Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe. Vice President of the Republic of Malawi, who is also Minister responsible for Economic Planning and Development and Public Sector Reforms, Rt Hon. Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima, was the guest of honour at the event.Full MGDS III Mid-Term Implementation Review Report - Download from DropBox....
The third Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS III) is being implemented from 2017 to 2022. It is the fourth medium-term national development strategy aligned to the country’s long-term development aspirations which were articulated in Vision 2020.
Meet Malumbo Kalua of Infinity Energy in Lilongwe who is among the pioneering players in the commercial production of briquettes as alternatives to charcoal as a source of energy in Malawian households. He features in the #MW2063 Ndizotheka Transformative Initiatives of the National Planning Commission (NPC).
The National Planning Commission (NPC) was established through an Act of Parliament with the mandate to coordinate development of long and medium term national development plans for Malawi and to oversee their implementation and to coordinate efforts of different stakeholders in achieving common development objectives.
NPC has a Board of Directors whose chairman and board members are appointed by the President. The mandate and functions of the Commission are fulfilled by the Secretariat which is headed by the Director General.