Launch of the Malawi Agricultural Statistics Master Plan

The agricultural statistics sub-sector has developed ‘The Agricultural Statistics Strategic Master Plan (SMP)’ in order to improve integration, coordination, harmonization, and implementation of agricultural statistics in Malawi. The strategic master plan will be officially launched in a half-day event to be held in Lilongwe at the Crossroads Hotel, on September 24th, 2014. The launch will bring together policy >> Read more

Learning from Brazil: Adapting “Fomento” for Malawi

The impressive development of the Brazilian economy and the success of its government-run social programs, in particular those aimed at smallholder farmers, suggests that there is much to be learned from Brazil’s experience. In particular, Brazilian-style programs, modified to function in new locations, could have a significant impact on the well-being of smallholder, family farmers >> Read more

Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal : Where Climate Change and Labor Meet

Recently published by IFPRI researcher  Valerie Mueller , Environmental Migration and Labor Markets in Nepal, takes a closer look at the impact of internal migration due to various shocks—particularly those that are weather-related—on Nepal’s labor markets. For key findings, read more here...