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Smart Subsidies for Catchment Conservation in Malawi

This dataset includes a baseline and endline survey from a cluster-randomized sample of households within villages covering the five uppermost Extension Planning Areas (EPAs) in the Shire River Basin in southern Malawi, spanning the districts of…

journal article

Do as they did: Peer effects explain adoption of conservation agriculture in Malawi

Adoption of the trinity of practices known commonly today as conservation agriculture (CA)—maintaining soil cover, reducing tillage, and enhancing soil nitrogen through legumes—is a critical process to the management of erosion in rural landscapes,…

project paper

Detailed crop suitability maps and an agricultural zonation scheme for Malawi: Spatial information for agricultural planning purposes

Although relatively small, Malawi is a country with significant agro-ecological diversity reflecting the diverse landforms associated with the Great Rift Valley that runs the length of the country. The effects of those landforms on soil formation…

discussion paper

The food-energy-water security nexus: Definitions, policies, and methods in an application to Malawi and Mozambique

This study summarizes the concept of the food-energy-water security nexus (FEW nexus). The aim is to create awareness about the importance of the nexus and to enable stakeholders to consider interconnections between the sectors in their work. The FEW…

Regional developments
book chapter

Regional developments

2014 saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions


2014-2015 Global Food Policy Report

Fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events.