The National Space Secretariat, under the Chairmanship of the Principal Secretary, coordinates all space related activities in the Country. The Secretariat comprises of stake holding Ministries and Institutions in space related disciplines. The main role of the Secretariat is to promote and enhance social and economic development through the utilization of space technology.
The EU maintains diplomatic relations with nearly all countries in the world. It has strategic partnerships with key international players, is deeply engaged with emerging powers around the globe, and has signed bilateral Association Agreements with a number of states in its vicinity. Abroad, the Union is represented by a number of EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
UNICEF has been operating in Malawi since 1964. The current UNICEF/Government of Malawi Country Programme of Cooperation aims to support national efforts to progressively realise the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development, protection and participation.
In Malawi, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the Government to use development resources effectively and accountably to achieve the objectives of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy and attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
UNDP Malawi works closely with partners to build the national capacity to combat the widespread and deep-rooted poverty in Malawi. More than two thirds of the population lives below the national poverty line.
The Ministry's mission is to promote and facilitate agricultural productivity so as to ensure food security, increased incomes and creation of employment opportunities through the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, adaptive research and effective extension delivery system, promotion of value-addition and agribusiness and irrigation development.