The Republic of Malawi is situated in southeast Africa and shares a border with Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique. It is one of the smallest countries in Africa and is primarily agricultural. Malawi is one of the world’s worst effected HIV-Aids nations, which has left over a million children as orphans. Despite its challenges, Malawi has made important economic and structural reforms.
President: Peter Mutharika
Population: 17.5 million
Religion: Christianity, Islam
Languages: English, Chichewa
Malawi Growth Development Strategy (MGDS III)
The MGDS lll has been formulated following the end of its predecessor strategy MGDS ll in June 2016. The new strategy aims to support Malawi’s development into a productive nation competing on a global stage whilst ensuring that the nation builds systems able to deal with national shocks and disasters.