Defying Odds in Malawi’s Fledgling Food Processing Industry

By Yohane Chideya, Justice Munthali & Jefferson Munyao • One of the products from beans in the pipeline: Picture courtesy of Mwaiwawo Kukada Despite a pool of challenges, such as resistance by some consumers in Malawi to embrace locally made processed foods and...

History and Current Status of Groundnut Production in Nigeria

Groundnut farming has a long and rich history in Nigeria, dating back to the pre-colonial era. It is believed that the groundnut, also known as the peanut, was first introduced to Nigeria by Portuguese traders in the 16th century. Groundnut quickly became an important...

APRA Malawi research team shares research findings

APRA Malawi research team shares research findings Posted on December 6, 2021 by FAC ICE Team – APRA blog, FAC blog Written by: Marah Limbani and Mirriam Matita Since 2016, the APRA Malawi team has been working to understand the underlying factors of smallholder...