This briefing argues that political context matters in agricultural development issues. No matter what the technical or economic arguments for or against particular policy positions are, it is ultimately the configuration of political interests that influence agricultural policy outcomes on the ground.
Chinsinga, B. Policy Brief No. 13. Reclaiming Policy Space: Lessons from Malawi’s Fertiliser Subsidy Programme. Future Agricultures Consortium, Brighton, UK (2007) 4 pp.