Agriculture significantly contributes to employment, economic growth export earnings, poverty reductions, food security and nutrition. This turns the country’s agriculture sector into a robust one and therefore, a major development target for Malawi and Africa in its entirety.
Although there is remarkable progress, the agriculture sector operates below its capacity. This results to the sector to face food shortages at household and national level. The sector faces the following challenges; susceptibility to weather shocks, poor management of land, low adoption of agricultural technologies and linkages to market, hence born of