Measuring the impacts of Malawi ’ s farm input subsidy programme

  title={Measuring the impacts of Malawi ’ s farm input subsidy programme},
  author={Christopher Chibwana},
  • Christopher Chibwana
  • Published 2014
We measured the farm-level impacts of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) on fertiliser use and maize yields in central and southern Malawi. Using multiple rounds of panel data and an instrumental variable regression strategy to control for endogenous selection into the subsidy programme, we found positive and statistically significant correlations between participation in the FISP and fertiliser-use intensity. The results are broadly robust to the inclusion of previous fertiliser… CONTINUE READING