Downloads: Agricultural Diversification Challenges and Opportunities in the Malawian Groundnut Value Chain

Groundnut is one of the crops considered important for Malawian agriculture. Its production promotes crop diversification beyond maize as the main food crop and tobacco as the main commercial crop to reduce exposure to external shocks such as shifts in global demand. The crop is a source of food and nutrition, it improves soil health through nitrogen fixation, and has the potential to improve trade balance through increased exports to markets in the region, Asia and Europe.

Maximizing the potential and unlocking sustainable growth requires an understanding of the main constraints in the groundnut value chain that must be overcome. The Mwapata Institute Policy Brief, reports and discuss the key challenges and opportunities for the development of Malawi’s groundnut value chain.

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