The relocation of refugees to Dzaleka, justified as the need to uphold the 1989 Malawi Refugee Act, ignores the fact that the Act itself does not allow displaced people to access basic human rights. The Malawi government admitted to the need for revising its refugee policy, and made two public pledges to do so: in […]
The final outcome of research carried out recently in Dzaleka, in partnership with the University of Malawi, with funding from Southern New Hampshire University.
Refugee entrepreneurship forms part of the informal economy of Malawi, despite a national encampment policy that denies refugees freedom of movement and of employment outside Dzaleka refugee camp. Using a sample of refugee entrepreneurs working in an urban and in a rural location, this research utilizes a quantitative method to analyze refugee-owned enterprises in Malawi.