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Rapid Mortality Mobile Phone Surveys (RAMMPS)


Posted on Nov 01, 2022 at 08:03

Rapid Mortality Mobile Phone Surveys (RAMMPS) project is still in progress and now we are in 3rd quota. The project focuses on collecting data on the impact of #COVID19 in Malawi. Each month, 1700 Malawians of ages between 18 to 65 are called for an

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Endline evaluation of Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity (SHEAMA)


Posted on Nov 01, 2022 at 07:22

As part of the Malawi Higher Education Portfolio Assessment, the Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) is conducting surveys for the quantitative component of an Endline evaluation of Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Acti

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Gender, Deliberation, and Natural Resource Governance: Experimental Evidence from Malawi


Posted on Sep 20, 2022 at 04:47

The Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) has embarked on a deforestation study, which is being implemented under the name “Gender, Deliberation, and Natural Resource Governance: Experimental Evidence from Malawi. The core purpose of the

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DONATION OF COMPUTERS, PRINTERS AND STATIONERY TO ZOMBA POLICE STATION


Posted on Sep 20, 2022 at 04:40

The Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) has today, August 5, 2022, made a donation of computers, printers and stationery to Zomba Police Station worth about MK6, 000, 000.00. This donation has been made as part of IPOR’s corporate soci

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IPOR Bids Farewell to Mr. Witness Alfonso, Senior Research Associate.


Posted on Jul 08, 2022 at 04:48

On July 1, 2022, the Institute for Public Opinion Research (IPOR) bid farewell to one of its long serving researchers, Mr. Witness Alfonso. Mr. Alfonso, who joined IPOR in 2016, has joined Centre for Social Research (CSR) of the University of Mala

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Studies Show that Citizen Participation Brings Meaningful Change


Posted on Jul 07, 2022 at 05:37

Governance and Local Development (GLD) held its 5th annual conference in Sweden in June 2020, where, amongst other 25 scholars, Dr. Boniface Dulani, IPOR’s Director of Research, attended and discussed the main theme which was Giving and Taking:

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RAMMPS To Evaluate Impact of Covid-19, Especially on Mortality.


Posted on Mar 31, 2022 at 17:54

The Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) in conjunction with researchers from the Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU), New York University-Abu Dhabi, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is cond

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(How) Do Voters Discriminate Against Women Candidates? Experimental and Qualitative Evidence From Malawi


Posted on Feb 28, 2021 at 00:54
How do voters evaluate women candidates in places where traditional gender norms are strong? We conduct a survey experiment in Malawi to assess both whether citizens discriminate against women candidates and how other salient candidate characteristic...
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Majority of Malawians Fear They Will Go Hungry Due to Covid-19


Posted on Feb 28, 2021 at 00:53
The majority of Malawians are not very worried about becoming infected with Covid-19. The percentage varies across districts, with the highest amount of concern in Chipita and Karonga, on the Tanzanian border, but most are not very worried. Malawi...
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Malawians Most Trust Health Professionals to Address Covid-19 Crisis, Wary It Becomes a Political Football


Posted on Feb 28, 2021 at 00:49
Malawians have a lot of trust in healthcare providers (64% Head of District Hospitals, 53% WHO) and are unlikely to say they do not trust healthcare providers at all (6% Head of District Hospitals, 4% WHO). Even though many Malawians have not hear...
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2019 MALAWI CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION SUSTAINABILITY INDEX


Posted on Feb 28, 2021 at 00:44
IPOR worked with FHI 360 and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) on the 2019 CSO Sustainability Index report for Malawi. Released in September, the report highlights the legal environment, organizational capacity, financial capac...