Browse Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics by Subject "Malawi"
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Building capacity of rural youth and extension workers in agriculture as a business: evidence from a field experiment in Malawi (2017-06-16)This thesis examines the effects of agri-business entrepreneurship training on the business skills, entrepreneurial propensity, and expected wages of youth in rural Malawi. Historically, the role of youth in agriculture ...
The impact of rainfall variability on agricultural production and household welfare in rural Malawi (2012-09-18)This thesis uses Malawi’s Third Integrated Household Survey 2010 – 2011 combined with improved rainfall estimates from a 30-year time series to create an objectively measured drought index. I first estimate the impact of ...