Reforming the Smallholder Coffee Sector in Malawi: A Case Study of Smallholder Commercialisation.

Abstract

Reform of the smallholder coffee sector in Malawi is discussed. The study is organised as follows. Section 2 briefly outlines the methodology used in the study of the smallholder coffee sector. Section 3 presents an overview of the reforms in the smallholder coffee sector. Section 4 analyses the characteristics of the coffee sector and the performance of the smallholder coffee sector. Section 5 presents a comparative analysis of the nature of reforms in the coffee, tea and sugar smallholder sectors. Section 6 presents lessons on how to successfully integrate smallholder farmers in high value cash crops.

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28 pp.

Reforming the Smallholder Coffee Sector in Malawi: A Case Study of Smallholder Commercialisation.

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