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Agricultural Input SubsidiesThe Recent Malawi Experience$

Ephraim Chirwa and Andrew Dorward

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199683529

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683529.001.0001

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(p.xv) List of Abbreviations

(p.xv) List of Abbreviations

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Agricultural Input Subsidies
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  • ADC

    Area Development Committee

  • ADMARC

    Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation

  • AE

    Analyst’s estimates

  • AISAM

    Agricultural Input Suppliers Association of Malawi

  • AISP

    Agricultural Input Subsidy Programme

  • AISS

    Agricultural Input Subsidy Survey

  • BCA

    Benefit–cost analysis

  • BCR

    Benefit–cost ratios

  • CNFA

    Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs

  • CPI

    Consumer Price Index

  • DDC

    District Development Committee

  • DFID

    Department for International Development

  • DPP Democratic People’s PartyEd

    Elasticity of demand

  • FAM

    Fertiliser Association of Malawi

  • FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • FE

    Fiscal efficiency

  • FEWS NET

    Famine Early Warning System Network

  • FGDs

    Focus Group Discussions

  • FISP

    Farm Input Subsidy Progra

  • FISS

    Farm Input Subsidy Survey

  • Ganyu

    Hired casual labour

  • GDP

    Gross Domestic Product

  • IHS2

    Integrated Household Survey 2 (2004/5)

  • IHS3

    Integrated Household Survey 3 (2010/11)

  • IRR

    Internal rate of return

  • IMF

    International Monetary Fund

  • MCP

    Malawi Congress Party

  • MK

    Malawi Kwacha (approximately 140MK to the US$ from 2005 to 2010)

  • MOAFS

    Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

  • MVAC

    Malawi Vulnerability Action Committee

  • NASFAM

    National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi

  • NEPAD

    New Economic Partnership for African Development (p.xvi)

  • NGO

    Non-Governmental Organization

  • NPV

    Net Present Value

  • NSO

    National Statistical Office

  • OPV

    Open pollinated varieties (of maize)

  • PLWHA

    People Living With HIV/AIDS

  • SFFRFM

    Smallholder Farmers’ Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi

  • STAM

    Seed Traders Association of Malawi

  • TA

    Traditional Authority

  • TIP

    Targeted Inputs Program

  • UDF

    United Democratic Front

  • VDC

    Village Development Committee