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A century of growth? A history of tobacco production and marketing in Malawi 1890-2005

  title={A century of growth? A history of tobacco production and marketing in Malawi 1890-2005},
  author={M. Prowse},
During the past century tobacco production and marketing in Nyasaland/Malawi has undergone periods of dynamism similar to changes since the early 1990s. This article highlights four recurrent patterns. First, estate owners have either fostered or constrained peasant/smallholder production dependent on complementarities or competition with their estates. Second, rapid expansion of peasant/smallholder production has led to three recurrent outcomes: a large multiplier effect in tobacco-rich… Expand

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