An evolution in the middle: examining the rise of multinational investment in smallholder grain trading in Zambia

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This article examines the causes and consequences of multinational investment in smallholder grain markets in Zambia. We show that direct purchases of smallholder maize and soybeans have increased rapidly over time and amounted to 90,000 mt of maize and 5600 mt of soybeans in 2014/15. Factors influencing this investment wave include: a large and growing… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12571-018-0767-6

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