Adapting to Adjustment: Smallholder Livelihood Strategies in the Blantyre Shire Highlands
This study analyses changes in smallholder livelihood strategies in the Blantyre Shire Highlands between 1990 and 2000. It is based on individual interviews with 50 smallholder households, supplemented by a short quantitative survey and focus-group discussions.
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baseline survey Blantyre Shire Highlands brewing kachasu burley HH burley tobacco buying fertilizer capital cash income cassava changes in livelihood choice of livelihood constraints credit club dambo Dimba HH economic mobility economic status enterprise farming system fertiizer field pea food security ganyu geni harvest household clusters household income households that reported husband important cash crop income from crops income from micro-enterprise income from transfers income transfers increased inorganic fertilizer intercropped Kadale Lilongwe livelihood outcomes livelihood strategies loan madeya Malawi market liberalization micro migration pigeon pea planted reported a decline reported an improvement retumed rural households season self-sufficient in maize selling share of household share of income smallholder source of cash stable FHH Starter Pack Scheme structural adjustment study area sweet potato Table 12 Thyolo tobacco town Trading urban migrants village vulnerable cluster vulnerable HH vulnerable households weighted rank women World Bank