Research Reports


RP20 Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Rural Malawi
Mirriam M. Matita and Ephraim W. Chirwa
2010
Funded by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi


RP19 Sustained Increases in Food Prices: Effect and Policies in Malawi
Ephraim W. Chirwa
2009
Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome


RP18 Land Tenure, Farm Investments and Food Production in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2008
Funded by the Institution for Pro-Poor Growth (IPPG) Project, University of Manchester, UK.


RP17 Reforming the Smallholder Coffee Sector in Malawi: A Case Study of Smallholder Commercialisation
Ephraim W Chirwa, Andrew Dorward and Jonathan Kydd
2007
Funded by Future Agricultures Consortium, IDS, Sussex.


RP16 Assessment of Alternative Maize Trade and Market Policy Interventions in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2007
Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), FAO Commodities and Trade Division


RP15 The Compatibility of Trade Policy with Domestic Policy Interventions Affecting the Grain Sector in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2007
Joint Research Project of the University of Malawi (Bunda College) and Imperial College, London.


RP14 Impact of Asian Drivers on SSA Agriculture and Food Security: Issues and Challenges
Obwona, M. and Chirwa, Ephraim W
2006
Framework Paper for the Asian Drivers Project, African Economic Research Consortium, November.


RP13 The Extent and Impact of Import Surges in Malawi: The Case of Maize, Sugar and Milk
Ephraim W Chirwa and Harold Ngalawa
2006
Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Import Surges Project, FAO Commodities and Trade Division, July


RP12 Study on Farmer Organisations for Smallholder Market Access in Malawi Cotton, Chillies, Paprika, Sugar and Fertilizers
Chirwa, E. W., W. H. Masanjala, J. Kydd, N. Poole and A. Dorward
2006
Farmer Organisations for Market Access Research Project, Imperial College, London, January.


RP11 Poverty Reduction Strategies in Malawi: Processes, Implementation and Sustainability
Ephraim W Chirwa
2005
Funded by the Organisation of Social Research Science in East and Southern Africa (OSSREA), September.

RP10 Smallholder Farmer Organisations in the Tea Sector in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa and Jonathan Kydd
2005
Joint Research Project of the University of Malawi (Bunda College) and Imperial College, London.


RP09 Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction in Malawi: Can we Infer from Panel Data?
Ephraim W Chirwa
2004
Funded by the Global Development Network (GDN),Washington, USA.

RP08 Access to Land, Growth and Poverty Reduction in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2004
Funded by the North-South Institute(NSI), Ottawa, Canada.

RP07 Gender and Performance of Micro and Small Enterprises in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2004
Funded by the Organisation of Social Research Science in East and Southern Africa (OSSREA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

RP06 Trade Policy and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2004
Funded by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI),London, UK.

RP05 Impact of Economic and Trade Policy Reforms on Food Security in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2003
Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Rome, Italy and Nairobi, Kenya.

RP04 Sources of Technical Efficiency among Smallholder Maize Farmers in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2002
Funded by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya.

RP03 Liberalization of Food Marketing and Market Integration in Malawi
Ephraim W Chirwa
2001
Funded by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya.

RP02 Market Structure, Liberalisation and Performance in the Malawian Banking Industry
Ephraim W Chirwa
1998
Funded by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya

RP01 Social Policy and Adaptive Strategies in Malawi (Baseline Phase)
Gadson Mthindi, Wycliffe Chilowa, Ephraim Chirwa and Pierson Ntata)
1997
Funded by the Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA)through Southern Africa Research Institute for Policy Series (SARIPS), Harare, Zimbabwe