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Factors affecting the development of non-traditional export: a case study of the cut flower industry in Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
Malawi has a narrow export base comprised mainly of tobacco, tea and sugar as the main sources of foreign currency. Cut flowers were identified as one of the export products that could help wean the country's economy off ...
Assessing the impact of exports and imports on economic growth: a case study of Malawi from 1970 to 2010
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
In line with neoclassical economic growth propositions that outward-orientation fosters economic growth, since independence from Britain in 1964 the Government of Malawi has placed international trade at the centre of its ...
The Westphalian model and trans-border ethnic identity : the case of the Chewa Kingdom of Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
This study is an investigation of the informal trans-border Chewa ethnic movement of Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia and its relationship to the formal state boundaries defined by the Westphalian model. The Chewa refer ...
Rural livelihoods and women’s access to land: a case study of the Katuli Area, Mangochi District, Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Insecure access and limited rights to land are major factors contributing to poverty among rural women (Ellis,2000; Havnevik et al,2007). Despite that, rural women’s livelihoods are directly linked to land; they generally ...
A mixed method assessment of the association between young mother’s education attainment and child malnutrition in rural Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Malnutrition is a big public health concern in Malawi. Almost 40% of under-five children in Malawi suffer from malnutrition. Children born to poor mothers with low education levels have higher chances of being malnourished. ...
An assessment of public participation processes in the Local government level with specific reference to agricultural programmes in Ntcheu district, Malawi
Agriculture is the greatest source of economic development in Malawi. Due to decentralisation process the Ministry of Agriculture and Food security through the Department of Agriculture Extension Services sector established ...