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Market access by smallholder farmers in Malawi: Implications for technology adoption, agricultural productivity, and crop income
(Washington, DC: IFPRI, 1997)
In Malawi, maize is the major crop and food staple. Given limited off-farm employment
How can the poor benefit from the growing markets for high value agricultural products?
This paper identifies critical areas for trade and capital market that can facilitate integration of small-scale farmers in markets for high-value agriculture (HVA) such as non-timber forest products (NTFPs). There has ...
Trade in reed-based craft products in rural villages in Eastern Cape, South Africa
(Oxford, UK: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2006)
This article reflects on the importance of trading in resource-based products, particular for the rural poor of which women are the majority in Cape, South Africa. Natural resources-based products such as mats, baskets and ...