Multidimensional Analysis of Vulnerability: Methodological Advances and a Case Study from Malawi [thesis]

PARK MCMILLAN MUHONDA
Multidimensional Analysis of Vulnerability: Methodological Advances and a Case Study from Malawi. Park M.N.M. Muhonda iii DEDICATION With deepest and sincerest gratitude to God Almighty, I would like to dedicate this piece of work to the servant of God Prophet T.B. Joshua. I thank God for using you to show me that indeed with Jesus Christ all things are possible. iv Acknowledgement I would like to acknowledge the guidance and support of my supervisor, Brent McCusker, who through funding he
more » ... ugh funding he acquired from USAID graciously supported me to do this research in Malawi and financed all my PhD program. I am also deeply and greatly thankful to Brent McCusker for the excellent mentor he has been to me from the beginning to the very end of my PhD program and for supporting me in career path. Many thanks also to my dissertation committee Bradley Wilson, Eungul Lee, Jamison Conley and Edward Carr for their dedicated support during the foundational reading, research, and writing processes. I appreciate each of you on this committee for your precious time, your counsel and guidance, and your immeasurable help all through. Also, many thanks to USAID and Department of Geology and Geography for all the support I also am heavily indebted to James Chimphamba (my supervisor during my undergraduate studies) who commended me to Brent McCusker and with whom I and Brent McCusker did field work together in Malawi.
doi:10.33915/etd.7459 fatcat:7d53pofcxfdvbcl42mmylhjmey