Assessesing the economy-wide effects of Malawi’s export restrictions on maize and oilseeds, finding that short run benefits may be redered ineffective by production responses in the medium to long run.
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Examines the interplay between Malawi’s input subsidy and access to extension services, and the impact of both on farm productivity and food security.
The strong linkages to food security and the environment place biomass energy at the heart of sustainable development.
Author's abstract below: Agricultural innovation is essential to meet the food requirements of Africa’s growing population. One pathway to increasing yields may be to enhance female farmer productivity. In many settings, married women cultivate plots…
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This article presents the qualitative methodology used in a mixed methods longitudinal study of poverty dynamics in KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. The study opened up the definition of “the household,” and developed an innovative…