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Mercy Ngwira Chapota

Research Student

Mercy Ngwira Chapota

Division: Peace Studies & International Development

PhD Title: Cash Transfers and Gender Relations: Questioning the Empowerment of Women Through Cash Transfers: The Case of the Malawi Social Cash Transfer Scheme

Research interests: Social Protection; Rural Development; Empowerment; Community Participation


Nationality: Malawian

Supervisors: Dr Behrooz Morvaridi and Dr DJ Potts

Sponsor: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

Professional Activities: Prior to the PHD study was working as District Commissioner at one of the local district councils in Malawi; Worked as well as Principal Rural Development Officer in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development; Worked again as a Director of Planning and Development at one of the local district councils as well

Webpage (linkedin, etc): Linkedin: Mercy Ngwira Chapota Twitter: @Litness