National Media Institute of Southern Africa – NAMISA (Ended)

Status: Ended 

Partner Organizations:

  • Ministry of Information
  • Media Council of Malawi

Project Title: Campaign for Enactment of Legislation and Popularisation of the Contents of the Access to Information Bill

Location: Nationwide

Grant Amount: £213,115

Project Duration: 2 Years

End Date: 31st August, 2015

Goal: Informed citizenry able to effectively participate in public policy and development.

Outcome: Access to information on rights, entitlements and responsibilities increased for the citizenry, particularly for the poor and excluded groups

Results Areas:

  • Approved ATI policy by cabinet and subsequent enactment of the Access to Information Bill by Parliament
  • Enhanced knowledge and understanding of ATI amongst the general public to demand information as right
  • Enhanced capacity of implementing institutions and partner organisations for effective implementation of the project and the ATI Bill once enacted.
  • Improved networking and collaboration on the demand for ATI Legislation and its effective implementation amongst CSOs and all stakeholders


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