Ganyu Labour in Malawi and Its Implications for Livelihood Security Interventions – an Analysis of Recent Literature and Implications for Poverty Alleviation

@inproceedings{Whiteside2000GanyuLI,
  title={Ganyu Labour in Malawi and Its Implications for Livelihood Security Interventions – an Analysis of Recent Literature and Implications for Poverty Alleviation},
  author={Martin Whiteside},
  year={2000}
}
The word ‘ganyu’ is widely used in Malawi to describe a range of short-term rural labour relationships, the most common of which is piecework weeding or ridging on the fields of other smallholders, or on agricultural estates. Ganyu is a crucial poverty issue in Malawi because: • After own-farm production, ganyu is the most important source of livelihood for… CONTINUE READING