Operations Strategic mission is to support and enable MLW to deliver its vision and mission through the Research Groups and the Core grant with the prime objectives of ensuring that…

We support and engage with:

  1. The Research Groups to plan, deliver and disseminate excellent research studies
  2. Our stakeholders to plan & deliver for the key elements of the core grant
  3. Our staff so that they have good leadership, feel supported, developed and satisfied in their work

Field Sites

Field Sites

We exist to provide operational field sites support for research projects in urban and rural field sites.

We provide the following services:

Manage common cost issues among studies in the field sites.

Develop and maintain an efficient and effective relationship with different hosting institutions and other external stakeholders in the field sites.

Manage infrastructure needs of projects.

Facilitate communication and coordination between Field Sites Focal Persons and MLW departments/projects.

Develop and maintain field sites SOPs and policies to ensure good practice

Field sites record management.

Field sites strategic planning and project management


  • Name Chimwemwe Theu
  • Position Field Sites Manager
  • Email ctheu@mlw.mw