The National Planning Commission (NPC the implementing agency of of Malawi 2063, has called on sectoral experts to align policies with the new vision.
NPC research manager Andrew Jamali said this on Thursday in Blantyre during a policy review meeting for policymakers in the Southern Region.
The meeting, which pooled together district council officials, the private sector, academia, government officials and representatives from government agencies sought to analyse and realign policies with the Malawi 2063.
Jamali said in terms of implementation, there are policies that need to facilitate the process in the areas of trade, agriculture, forestry, education, environment and many more.
“Now that we have a new vision, there is a need for connectivity on what the policy is saying and what the Malawi 2063 is speaking.
“Most policies we had were aligned with Vision 2020. But now we have this new agenda, which policies must be aligned with,” he said.
Jamali said NPC will also meet stakeholders in the Central and Northern regions on the same.
“We need to assess the existing policies against the issues that are highlighted in the new vision and see if they aligning with the pillars of Malawi 2063,” he said.
Chikwawa District chief education officer Macshades Dakamau said upon reviewing policies to do with human capacity development, they found a number of gaps that need to be addressed.
“We looked at the achievements of policies and where they failed. We noted some gaps and how those gaps can be addressed. So, will align the policies with Malawi 2063,” he said
Malawi launched the new vision early this year.