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Elizabeth MkandawireCountry of origin: Malawi Currently in: South Africa, Pretoria General field of specialization: Social and Economic Sciences
Degrees2019 Doctorate Social and Economic Sciences2012 Master Social and Economic Sciences
Current Research Activities
Gender in food systems with a focus on men's involvement in gender equality and food and nutrition policy
Publications resulting from Research:
Hendriks, S. L., Babu, S. C., Haggblade, S. and Mkandawire, E. 2020. What drives policy reform? A cross-country review of micronutrient policy change in Malawi, South Africa, and Zambia. CAB International, 15(29): 1 – 14. doi: 10.1079/PAVSNNR202015029.
Mkandawire, E. and Hendriks, SL. 2019. “The role of the man is to look for food”: Lessons from men’s involvement in maternal and child health programmes in Rural Central Malawi. PlosOne 14(8): e0221623. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221623
Mkandawire, E. and Hendriks, S. L. 2019. Men’s role in nutrition in Malawi. (Eds) A. Quisumbing, R. Meinzen-Dick, and J. Njuki. (In) Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute.
Mkandawire, E. and Hendriks, S. L. 2018. A qualitative analysis of men’s involvement in maternal and child health as a policy intervention in rural Central Malawi. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 18(37): 1 - 13. doi:10.1186/s12884-018-1669-5.
Mkandawire, E., Hendriks, S L. and Mkandawire-Valhmu, L. 2018. A gender assessment of Malawi's National Nutrition Policy and Strategic Plan 2007 – 2012. Development Policy Review, 36(2): O634 – O656. doi:10.1111/dpr.12287.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchAdministration