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project paper

Traditional leadership and social support in Southern Malawi

This study presents qualitative findings on the dynamics of household and community resources for food security and nutrition in Southern Malawi. We explore how kinship and social obligations influence the allocation of social support, and focus on…

book chapter

Indicators for examining links between agriculture, food security, and nutrition

How can the nutrition impact of agriculture programs be assessed? Depending on context, data may need to be collected on: production practices for food, livestock, and cash crops; post-farm gate value chain and other market-based activities; commodity…

report

Mapping the linkages between agriculture, food security and nutrition in Malawi

Smallholder agriculture is the mainstay of Malawi’s economy. Its importance for livelihoods cannot be overstated. 94 percent of rural residents and 38 percent of urban residents engage in agriculture to some extent (Jones, Shrinivas, and Bezner-Kerr…

project paper

Promoting exports of low-aflatoxin groundnut from Malawi

Malawi’s National Export Strategy is built on the premise that the promotion of exports and domestic value addition can contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in a meaningful way. Groundnut shows particularly high potential because…