Civil Society Organisation Nutrition Alliance-CSONA, Malawi


CSONA is a national coalition of CSOs, NGOs and CBOs committed to ensuring sustained improvements in Nutrition in Malawi. CSONA is committed to working collaboratively with government and other stakeholders to improve the nutrition status of Malawi. CSONA's vision is to be a leading alliance pro-actively advocating for sustained improvements in national nutrition efforts in alignment with national and global movements for a healthy and productive Malawi. The major activities CSONA does include evidence based nutrition advocacy, capacity building and policy analysis, influencing national nutrition policies, strategies and budgets as well as nutrition champion building.

Country: Malawi

Region: East and Southern Africa

Languages: English

Number of members: 130

Areas of expertise

  • Nutrition budget analysis and tracking
  • Nutrition champion building
  • Policy dialogue and analysis
  • Capacity building in nutrition advocacy
  • Media engagement

How to join this alliance

To join this alliance, please complete the membership application form below and email it to:

SUN CSN membership form

The alliance will be in touch and may ask you to provide further information.

If you do not receive a response within a month, please forward the filled-in form and your original email to

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