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Mercy Chiwiya Ngwira

Mercy Chiwiya Ngwira

Division: Peace Studies & International Development


Nationality: Malawian

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

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


Dr Behrooz Morvaridi and Dr David Potts

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):

Mercy Chiwiya Ngwira (LinkedIn),

@NgwiraMercyC (Twitter)