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Arnold Chamunogwa is a Doctoral Candidate in International Development at the Oxford Department of International Development where he was awarded a full scholarship by the department.
Prior to this he completed a Master of Arts Degree in Governance and Development at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex that was funded through the Chevening Scholarship provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Public Policy and Democratization from the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands and these studies were supported by the Netherlands Fellowship Programme. He also has certification in Project Management from Inside NGO as well as a certificate on Violence, Conflict and Fragility from the World Bank Institute.
Arnold has ten years’ experience managing grants within the Democracy, Governance and Rights (DRG) sector of civil society in Zimbabwe. He has also provided capacity development, facilitated various researches and provided wide-ranging technical assistance to DRG Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in addition to founding Youth Agenda Trust, a CSO focussed on promoting youth participation in democracy-building in Zimbabwe.