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Malawi

Malawi
  • Capital: Lilongwe
  • Population: 15447500
  • Size: 118480.0 Km2

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Malawi Development Exchange
Malawi Development Exchange

This Eldis-sponsored group focuses on development information from Malawi and on the people who produce it. We offer a collection of online documents, a daily selection of news and commentary, occasional feature articles, profiles of Malawian development practitioners and a search of Malawian websites

The BLDS print collection
The BLDS print collection

Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies... 

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The partnership of free speech & good governance in Africa
W. Mitullah; P. Kamau / Afrobarometer, 2013
Much of Africa has undergone a radical transformation in terms of the freedom to communicate in the last two decades, but despite the opening and expansion of media and technology, freedom of expression is still enjoyed unequally acro...
Governments falter in fight to curb corruption: the people give most a failing grade
S. Richmond; C. Alpin / Afrobarometer, 2013
Corruption punishes the poor the most. This paper underlines that poor Africans perceive higher levels of corruption in their state institutions and are more likely to pay a bribe in order to obtain official documents, gain access to ...
What people want from government: basic services performance ratings, 34 countries
J. Asunka / Afrobarometer, 2013
The current paper relies on an Afrobarometer survey that asked people in 34 African countries to rate the governmental performance in their countries regarding basic services. The paper shows that Africans hold largely negative views ...
Africa’s willing taxpayers thwarted by opaque tax systems, corruption
R. Aiko; C. Logan / Afrobarometer, 2014
Mobilisation of resources through taxation is a top priority on Africa's development agenda. The current paper reveal widespread citizen commitment in 29 sub-Saharan African countries to the principle of taxation and to taking respons...
Support for African women's equality rises: education, jobs & political participation still unequal
A. Chingwete; S. Richmond; C. Alpin / Afrobarometer, 2014
Across the globe, women and girls lack access to the levels of education, economic power and political leadership enjoyed by men. However, an Afrobarometer's survey of more than 50,000 people in 34 African countries shows broad suppor...
Demand for democracy is rising in Africa, but most political leaders fail to deliver
M. Bratton; R. Houessou / Afrobarometer, 2014
Africans express growing attachment to democracy. This Afrobarometer policy paper points to the gap in many African countries between popular demand for democracy and the supply of democracy actually delivered by ruling elites. ...
Ethnicity and individual attitudes towards international investors: survey evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
T. Bodenstein / Afrobarometer, 2013
Academic literature supports the idea that FDI is conducive for growth and, more importantly, for poverty alleviation. This paper focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa and tests the determinants of individual support toward foreign investors....
Social desirability bias and reported vote preferences in African surveys
E. Carlson / Afrobarometer, 2014
There has been little investigation into whether reported African voter preferences are reliable, or whether they are affected by bias. The current paper uses a voting simulation experiment in Uganda and analysis of existing surveys f...
Another resource curse?: the impact of remittances on political participation
K.Y. Dionne; K.L. Inman; G.R. Montinola / Afrobarometer, 2014
International remittances are quickly becoming an important source of income for millions of individuals around the world. This article focuses on the political impact of remittances, and in particular, its effect on political partici...
What drives quality of schools in africa?: disentangling social capital and ethnic divisions
G. Hollard; O. Sene / Afrobarometer, 2014
Because of limited governmental resources in Africa, communities are often left in charge of managing their own schools. Therefore, to improve school quality, one must understand the ability of African communities to engage in collect...
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Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Malawi (UNIMA)
Teaching and research university.  Departments include: Centre For Reproductive Health (CRH) Centre For Social Research (CSR) Education Research And Training (CERT) Gender Studies Unit Language Studies Unit (CLS) Research Support Centre (RSC) Water, Sanitation, Health And Appropriate Technol...
Mzuzu University
Founded in 1997, Mzuzu University is located in the north of Malawi. It provides courses in the broad subject areas of education, environmental sciences and information science and communication.
Malawi Medical Journal (MMJ)
The Malawi Medical Journal is a peer reviewed, open access, quarterly, general medical journal published by the College of Medicine, University of Malawi and Medical Association of Malawi.
National Research Council of Malawi (NRCM)
Promoting science and technology-led development in Malawi
University of Malawi - The Polytechnic
The Malawi Polytechnic is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Malawi. The college is located in the city of Blantyre in southern Malawi. The college was established in 1965. It was the dream of the founders then that the institution was to be flexible enough and to offer both full and part-time programmes in industrial and commercial fields. It was envisaged that the Polytechnic w...
Chancellor College, University of Malawi
Chancellor College is located in Zomba in the Southern Region of Malawi. It is the largest college of the constituent colleges of the University of Malawi. The college has five faculties: Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Science and Faculty of Education. Chancellor has an extensive library for research and study purposes.
Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC)
Human Rights body in Malawi
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)
Youth empowerment in Malawi
Centre for Education Research and Training (University of Malawi) (CERT)
Malawian education research unit
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