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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

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Scaling Up Male Circumcision Service Provision: Results from a Randomised Evaluation
R. Thornton; J. Chinkhumba; S. Godlonton; R. Pierotti / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
Recent findings indicate that male circumcision significantly and substantially lowers the likelihood of a man contracting HIV by up to 60 per cent. This has led to many discussions about how voluntary male circumcision might be a via...
The political economy of public sector employment in resource dependent countries
O. Ali; I. Elbadawi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
This paper proposes a political economic explanation for the well documented difference in labour market institutions between high natural resource per capita countries and those that are natural resource dependent but whose populatio...
Green brick technology transfer to Malawi: market assessment report for setting up Vertical Shaft Brick Kilns (VSBKs)
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
In Malawi, increasing demand for housing has put tremendous pressure on the building material sector, resulting in deforestation, rising costs and poor quality construction. Malawi holds potential for the adoption of green buil...
Perceptions of Malawian nurses about nursing interventions for malnourished children and their parents
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011
In developing countries, malnutrition among children is a major public-health issue. The aim of the study is to describe perceptions of Malawian nurses about nursing interventions for malnourished children and their parents. A qualita...
Challenges of co-management on shared fishery ecosystems: The case of Lake Chiuta
F Njaya / Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2005
There are frequent conflicts among fishing communities on Lake Chiuta mainly due to definitions of resource boundaries and membership, the limited empowerment of the user communities because of weak decentralised structures, and the a...
South-south technology transfer low carbon building technologies: construction manual - Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK)
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
The Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln technology, developed in China, is an energy-efficient, environment-friendly and economically-viable means to produce quality bricks. The kiln can be built within eight to twelve weeks; provided all ...
South-south technology transfer low carbon building technologies: operational manual: vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK)
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
This manual describes the commissioning and operations of a Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK). It outlines the standard methods for operating a VSBK. This Malawi specific operation manual is based on more than a decade long practical w...
South-south technology transfer low carbon building technologies - design manual: vertical shaft brick kiln (VSBK)
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
This manual aims at understanding and describing the needs for design methods that have arisen in response to interest in Malawi for the energy efficient and environment friendly brick firing technology i.e. the Vertical Shaft Brick K...
TARA BrickMek-Super User Manual
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
This user manual has been developed in response to the interest in Malawi in understanding the process of production of green bricks. It aims to describe the methods of production of green bricks through the TARA BrickMek-Super. The m...
South-south technology transfer low carbon building technologies: inception report
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
This high rate of urbanisation puts tremendous pressure on the entire building material sector. With constraints in supply of material both the quality of material (brick) and the application (house) has degrade d to an alarming exten...
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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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