Institutional Arrangements

  • Overview

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Resources is responsible for water resources management in Malawi.

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  • Department of Water Resources

    The purpose of this Department is to develop and manage water resources in the country for use by all sectors.

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  • National Water Resources Authority

    The National Water Resources Authority (NWRA) was established under the Water Resources Act (2013) to replace the previous Water Resources Board.   The NWRA is an public entity intended to provide advice on water resources policy and implement regulatory functions.

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  • Zambezi Watercourse Commission

    The purpose of the Commission is to promote equal and sensible utilization of the water resources and the efficient management and sustainable development of the Zambezi Watercourse.The Council of Ministers, the Technical Committee and the Secretariat are the organs entrusted to authorise the functions of the Commission.

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