Malawi 2021

Centre for Social Accountability and Transparency

Strengthen Accountability through Public Participation in Malawi


To strengthen civil society capacity to advocate for accountability at local and national levels in Malawi. The organization will build district-based and national coalitions of civil society organizations working to promote transparency and accountability. Coalitions will work together to build citizen awareness, monitor public expenditures, and conduct joint advocacy. The organization will use public expenditure tracking efforts in Dowa district to help inform national level tactics and approaches.

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)

Strengthening Youth Leadership in Civil Society and Political Parties


To enhance the leadership and meaningful participation of youth in policy development processes in Malawi, the Institute will work with a cohort of young leaders from civil society and political parties to strengthen their skills to effectively advocate for youth policy priorities within their organizations, parties, and communities. Through their advocacy, young leaders will contribute to changes in local policy and party policy platforms or processes, and gain greater connections, experience and visibility as leaders within their organizations.