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Spatial pattern of rural poverty and agricultural income in Malawi

Mittwoch, Februar 10th, 2010

Information of geographic distribution of rural poverty and agricultural income is relevant for policy makers, development cooperation and researchers. As in several developing countries rural poverty varies in Malawi. Overwhelmingly, the highest poverty rates and lowest agricultural income are found in the southern districts, while the central and northern districts have lowest rates and higher income respectively. Districts with a higher share of households involved in cash crop as well as food crops growing and respective related characteristics have a higher agricultural income and lower poverty headcount. For the full text see:
http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/afrikanistik/kant/data/Bohne-KANT2.pdf