Malawi hopes to boost agriculture with CAADP

Malawi’s celebrated agriculture input subsidy programme has transformed the country from a recipient of food aid into a net exporter of maize. To sustain this high level of agricultural productivity, the country is aligning its policy with an Africa-wide programme for agriculture – the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). Through Malawi’s CAADP Compact, Agricultural Sector Wide Approach, Malawi is expecting to get more resources from donors to complement government’s resources to improve productivity in the farming sector, which is led by smallholder farmers. Read more here.

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