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Name of Organisation:

Centre for Enviromental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA)



Summary of the Organization

Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) is a not for profit, public interest organization which serves as a mouth piece for many environmental civil society organizations. CEPA seeks to contribute to policy advocacy for sustainable development. Among other functions, it facilitates formulation and implementation of environment and natural resources related policies that are pro poor and inclusive in their focus and contribute to sustainable economic development. As one of its organizational values, CEPA at all times promotes transparency and accountability in its projects, programmes and activities so as to remain credible and authoritative in its advocacy initiatives.

CEPA has a functional governance and management structure that meets regularly and is effectively providing strategic guidance to the organization. The organisation continuously engages partners who contribute to identification and analysis of policy issues throughout the policy advocacy process to ensure ownership, responsiveness and accountability.

Organization contact details

Postal address P. O. Box 1057, Blantyre, Malawi
Physical address Plot No. LK388, Along Glynn Jones Road, Namiwawa, Blantyre
Telephone number +265 212 700 104 +265 999 511 188
E-mail address william@cepa.org.mw
Website http://www.cepa.org.mw
Name of contact person William Chadza Executive Director

Organization's operational details

Type of organization

Non Governmental Organization


The organization was registered in 2002. CEPA’s vision is a just and equitable society that promotes sustainable development. The goal is to carry out policy analysis and advocacy for sustainable environment and natural resources management.

CEPA strategic areas of intervention

CEPA’s Strategic Plan for 2011 to 2015 focuses on addressing four important challenges in sustainable environment and natural resources management, namely: i) biodiversity; ii) climate change; iii) land and sustainable livelihoods; and iv) environmental advocacy and justice.

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