Agricultural Subsidies & Input voucher Program FANRPAN Partners Meeting 24 th June 2009 Pretoria. firstname.lastname@example.org www.fanrpan.org. Background. Agriculture plays a vital role in economic development and is central to rural development and alleviation of poverty amongst the rural people
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Agricultural Subsidies & Input voucher Program
FANRPAN Partners Meeting
24th June 2009
Political resolve can contribute to food security
1995-99 2000-05 2006-07 2007-09
Agriculture Share in Budget: 8.9% 6.13% 12.10% 14%
The policy shift needed a financial commitment that has seen increase in agriculture budget to 14% of the national budget and 60% of it allocated to ISP.
Malawi Maize production surpluses over the last six years:
2003/04 04/05 05/06 06/07 07/08 08/09
Surpls(MT) (.2million) (.8million) .5million 1.3million .5million 1.2million
In recognition of the above achievement
A Study of the Impact of ISP Fertilizer and Hybrid Seed On Livelihood in Malawi/Zambia