CSEC applaud government, advocate for equity in Malawi 2023/2024 fiscal plan

By Linda Kwanjana

Civil Society Education Coalition (CSEC) commends the government’s ambitious allocation of MK900 billion in the education sector in the 2023/2024 budget.

In a statement signed by CSEC board chairperson Dr. Limbani Nsapato and its Executive Director Benedicto Kondowe the coalition says its analysis extend beyond budget analysis, underscores the importance of meticulous examination of detailed budget statement.

Benedicto Kondowe

The statement also alluded that the allocation reflects government commitment to priotize education as a key driver of national development and human capital formation.

“While celebrating this milestone we emphasize the imperative of equitable distribution and efficient utilization of funds to address diverse educational needs comprehensively,” reads part of the statement.

They also emphasize that only through these deliberate and inclusive efforts this country can effectively bridge the existing gaps and propel this country towards greater equity and prosperity.

CSEC says despite challenges of high inflation rate and significant high levels of public debits, Malawi’s economy outlook appears promising with anticipated growth rate of 4.8 percent from 3.2 percent.