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  • A Conservation Agriculture demonstration plot in Phalombe district, Malawi
  • LEAD SEA participants at an international training session in Canada
  • Participatory vulnerability mapping in Lake Chilwa Basin communities
  • Using the game of BAWO as an innovative training tool
  • Celebrations for the opening of Chanco Community Radio
  • The Pan African training session held in Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Tree planting as part of a LEAD SEA Fellows initiative
  • Solar fish driers used in the Lake Chilwa Basin as part of LCBCCAP
  • Training on climate change provided to Malawian Members of Parliament

To promote leadership and strengthen ecological and social resilience of ecosystems and communities to the impacts of natural and human induced shocks in Malawi and the southern and eastern Africa region.


Our network of Fellows, Associates and Members covers Southern and Eastern Africa.


We conduct a diverse range of trainings in different sectors and communities.

LEAD Southen and Eastern Africa is an NGO based in Malawi focusing on increasing leadership for a sustainable development through capacity building, research and outreach activities.

Our themes

  • Climate change - adaptation, mitigation and resilience
  • Food security and agriculture
  • Ecosystem based approaches
  • Natural resource management
  • Poverty alleviation and livelihoods
  • Gender equality and women's empowerment
  • Disaster risk reduction and management