All Projects


MESIP Project Phase 3E Tracking


2022

The Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) in collaboration with Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) is conducting tracking exercise for the Malawi Education Sector Improvement Project (MESIP) phase 3E which was launched in July

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Metaketa V: Pathways to Women’s Substantive Representation in Malawi


2022-2024

As part of a coordinated set of field experiments across five countries (EGAP’s Metaketa V), IPOR in collaboration with Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University is implementing a field experiment on women’s collective efficacy and politic

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Malawi Political Economy of Corruption Study update


2022

Basel Institute of Governance commissioned the project

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Final Evaluation for the Tilitonse Foundation CBO Window


2022

Tilitonse Foundation commissioned the project

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Members of Parliament Survey


2021

Governance for Local Development/ University of Gothenburg was the client for the project

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Poverty Monitoring in the Context of Covid-19


2021

Overseas Development Institute commissioned the project 

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State of the Judiciary in Malawi


2021

The Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DARU) at the Univ. of Cape Town were the clients for the project

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GLD Post Election Survey in Malawi


2021

Governance for Local Development/ University of Gothenburg commissioned the project

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The Topography of Democratic Accountability in Basic Service Delivery in Malawi


2020-2021

Matt Kroenke, University of Cape Town was the client for the project

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GLD/IPOR Covid-19 in Malawi 1 & 2


2020

Governance for Local Development/ University of Gothenburg commissioned the project

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IPOR Pre-Election and Governance survey 2020


2020

IPOR (Financed by OSISA) commissioned the project

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Presidential Candidates Debates in Malawi


2020

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs & Georgetown University were the clients for this project

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Global Agriculture and food security program


2019

Centre for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) commissioned the project

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Zathu Comparative Evaluation and Behaviour Change Study


2019-2020

Girl Effect Malawi commissioned the project

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Social Institutions and Urbanization in Malawi


2019-2020

Governance for Local Development/ University of Gothenburg commissioned the project

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The Ohio State University Study Abroad


2019

Ohio State University

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Money Talks


2019

University of Bergen commissioned the project

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IPOR Corruption perception Survey


2019

IPOR, with funding from OSISA commissioned the project

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Malawi Education Sector Improvement Programme I


2019

World Bank/C4ED commissioned the project

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Political and Cultural Implications of the Lomwe Cultural Revival in Malawi II


2018

Prof. Amanda Robinson, Ohio State University commissioned the project 

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Social benefits and costs of schooling in Malawi


2018

Prof. Melina Platas of New York University Abu Dhabi commissioned the project

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Malawi Governance survey


2018

Center for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)/UNDP was the client for this project

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Binding Constraints in Service Delivery in Malawi


2017

The world Bank was the client for this project

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The road to parity: Gender and Political Recruitment in Malawian Local Councils within Malawi


2017

Dr. Amanda Robinson, Ohio State University & Prof. Amanda Clayton, Vanderbilt University commissioned the project

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End of Project Evaluation of the Strengthened Citizen Participation for Accountability of Development Resources and Results


2017

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace - Mzuzu Diocese commissioned the project  

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The Effects of Matrilineality on Gender Gaps in Political and Civic Engagement in Malawi


2017

Prof. Amanda Robinson, Ohio State University commissioned the project

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Impact Evaluation of United in Building Life Expectations (UBALE)


2016-2018

The clients of this project were Catholic Relief Services/ University of Notre Dame / USAID

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Cultural Revival and Electoral Politics: Mobilization of Lomwe Ethnic Identity in Malawi


2016

Prof. Amanda Robinson, Ohio State University commissioned the project

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Healthy Policy Project


2014-2015

Futures Group International was the client for Healthy Policy Project

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


2022

As part of the Malawi Higher Education Portfolio Assessment, the Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) conducted an enumerator training for both quantitative and qualitative components of an Endline evaluation of Strengthening Higher Edu

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


2022-2022

We have launched the deforestation study deemed a Gender, Deliberation, and Natural Resource Governance: Experimental Evidence from Malawi. This study has been commissioned by Vanderbilt University and the International Food Policy Research Instit

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Improving Basic Education through integrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into Teacher Education


2020-2022

Improving Basic Education through integrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into Teacher Education is a component of the Deutsche Gesellschaft for International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Basic Education Programme (BEP). As part o

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Ethnic Diversification, Inter-Ethnic Cooperation and Economic Development in Malawi


2021-2021

The study on Ethnic Diversification, Inter-Ethnic Cooperation and Economic Development in Malawi was a phone survey that was conducted to gauge public attitudes on ethnic identity and diversity, COVID-19 vaccination, and development partners and t

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Social Welfare Policies


November 2021

This was a study done by IPOR in collaboration with The University of Connecticut in the United States of America. Basically the study was trying to gauge people's propensity to vote in presence of social welfare policies as regards to other polic

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Rapid Mortality Mobile Phone Surveys (RAMMPS)


2020-2021

Excess mortality due to the pandemic of COVID-19, i.e. how many more deaths there are compared to a recent pre-COVID-19 past, appears as a robust measure of the magnitude of the epidemic and its health impact. Indeed, this measure embraces the indire

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Donation of a Skip Loader Truck and Skip Bins


2019

What can be termed an epitome of IPOR's contribution to residents of it base, Zomba City, is a donation of a skip loader truck and eight skip bins. On a sunny morning of Friday, 29th March 2019, IPOR's Founding Partner, Prof. Blessings Chinsinga h

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Malawi Education Sector Improvement Programme II


2021

Against the backdrop of the government's overall aim to provide equitable access to safe and adequate learning spaces to all students, the underlying objective of this midline survey is to provide information for an effective and efficient implementa

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Corruption Perception Survey (2019)


2019-2019

IPOR's research director, Dr. Boniface Dulani, was hired to lead a team of researchers in the drafting of a new National Anti-corruption Strategy (NACS) to guide the anti-corruption efforts in Malawi over the period 2020-2025. Working alongside anti-...


Completion of GLD's Local Governance Performance Index Survey Data Collection Exercise (November 2019)


2019-2019

Our teams for the GLD Local Governance Performance Index Survey completed data collection in the first week of this month. The teams spent about 42 days in the field collecting data mostly in central and northern parts of Malawi. Last week, we held a...


Catholic Relief Services United in Building Life Expectations (UBALE)


2016-2016

The Impact Evaluation of United in Building Life Expectations (UBALE) was a governance project currently which was implemented in Blantyre, Chikwawa and Nsanje districts. This work was contracted to IPOR by our client, the University of Notre Dame. I...