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Published: 26 September 2013

320 Pages | 36 Figures, 40 Tables


ISBN: 9780199683529

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Agricultural Input Subsidies

The Recent Malawi Experience

Ephraim Chirwa and Andrew Dorward

  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 International licence
  • Up to date review of theory and experience of agricultural input subsidies in low income countries, with new theoretical and empirical insights
  • Detailed and comprehensive analysis of the Malawi Agricultural Input Subsidy Programme
  • Strong emphasis on political as well as technical issues in policy and programme development and implementation
  • Considers economy wide issues in agricultural input subsidies in low income countries
  • Detailed analysis of the history and context of agricultural development and rural livelihoods in Malawi