Oxford Africa Institute wants Mutharika’s hand

Professors at Oxford University have said Malawi can become the centre of its research programme as it has been working for years in agriculture, economics and public health through strengthened partnership with Government.

Memorial potrait picture for the Presidents visit to Oxford.
Professor Stefan Decron makes a point as other listen

Stefan Dercon, Director at Centre for the Study of African Economics, Professor Kevin Marsh Director of the Oxford African Initiative and Professor Johnny Steinberg Director of African studies at the Oxford University asked President Peter Mutharika to help the University forge links with Malawi.

“Outside Africa itself, we are the largest economics research group focused on African economics. We are working in Malawi and we would like to do more and deliver research that helps the public in addressing various issues. We have worked with the Ministry of Finance and Agriculture and we look to increase our work in Malawi through your assistance,” said Dercon.

Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor William James said the Oxford University was committed to partnering with Africa to find solutions to different challenges faced by communities.

Director of the Africa Oxford Initiative Professor Kevin Marsh said his initiative had already a number of programmes in Malawi and would expand in critical areas to help in formulation of policy and strategy towards issues affecting ordinary Malawians.

President Mutharika later was conducted to tour of All Souls College a historic college at the Oxford University by its Warden Sir John Vickers. The archives and library which is closed to the public was specifically reopened for the President.

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5 years ago

Is the President aware that children in primary school are not learning. Primary school is a critical stage in education cycles. If a std 1 kid stays 1. week without learning, its a big blow to him or her. Nde muzidandaula kuti poor edu kumalawi.

5 years ago

Alekeni ana a ku CHANCO sakufuna sukulu. Onse ana ndi maphunsitsi omwe ose ndi osafuna kuphunzira ndinso kugwira ntchito. Angofuna ndalama basi. Olo mutawapatsa misonkho yathu akulirirayo nkutsekula College mumuona Ayobe mwana opanda khalidwe ndi ulemu kwa akulu akulu ali panseu atulukamo mkalasi. Uthenga waperekedwa apa uwu ndi wa ana ofuna sukulu. Awa asiyeni abamwa akaChasu ndi mjirijiri komanso ziwererewere.

5 years ago

why oxford africa ??

Why not chanco malawi ??

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