• On Tuesday, 17 September the Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) had a highly interactive dinner meeting with the new Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture at BICC in Lilongwe. The meeting aimed at introducing the Network to the committee and establish a working relationship with the members. Over 60 people, representing different actors in the agriculture sector, attended the meeting. These included leaders of the committee and their members, senior officials from a cross section of international and local Civil Society Organisations as well as other key stakeholders in the agriculture sector such as representatives from UN agencies, the private sector, and the media.