25 Years of Democracy: Governance and Sustainable Development in Malawi

Since re-introduction of democracy in 1994, what gains and losses has Malawi experienced in its political and public governance landscape?


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08.45 – 09.30    Introduction and overview of issues

     Prof. Dan Banik

09.30 – 12.45    Session I

     Chair: Prof. Dan Banik

  • Innovations and Technologies in Environmental Protection Programmes in Malawi – Towards Achieving Sustainable Development Goals?
    Prof. Richard Tambulasi & Dr. Michael Chasukwa
  • Assessing Government and Elected Officials’ Accountability and Responsiveness in Malawi
    Dr. Tiyesere Mercy Chikapa

10.45 – 11.00    Break

  • Policy Misfired? The Impact of School Meals on Pupils’ Enrolment in Selected Schools in Zomba
    Dr. Boniface Dulani & Dr. Happy Kayuni
  • Policing in a Democratic Malawi: Impediments to Community Participation in Crime Prevention in Rural Communities in Malawi
    Dr. Joseph Mutupha
  • The Effect of Digital Divide on Citizen’s Political Participation
    Dr. Anthony Gunde & Mr. Laston Manja

12.45 – 13.45    Lunch

13.45 – 17.00    Session II

     Chair: Dr. Happy Kayuni

  • What is Driving Corruption in Malawi Despite Anti-Corruption Initiatives?
    Mr. John Tengatenga & Ms. Samantha Soyiyo
  • Unearthing Factors that Stifle Successful Implementation of Anti-Corruption Reforms in Malawi: A Political Economy Analysis
    Ms. Susan A. Mtuwa, Mr. Paul Chibwana & Mr. Makhumbo Muntali

15.00 – 15.15    Break

  • God knows – it’s not easy”: The Politics of Influencing Donors
    Mr. Nikolai Hegertun
  • Spiritual Insecurity and Political Power
    Prof. Sidsel Roalkvam & Ms. Johanna Adolfsson


16.40 – 17.00    Way forward

     Prof. Dan Banik


Published Feb. 18, 2019 12:57 PM - Last modified Feb. 26, 2019 7:05 PM