An economic analysis of milk markets and competitiveness in Malawi’s dairy industry

This study will analyze the current arrangements in the milk marketing structures, conduct performance as well as the competitiveness amongst these markets in Malawi. Emphasis will be on the broader analysis of market system context and incorporation of the elements in the structure, conduct and performance such as trader behavior and market dynamics to allow policy makers and all stakeholders better anticipate daily market responses.
Cette étude permettra d’analyser la situation actuelle dans les structures de commercialisation du lait, de mener la performance ainsi que la compétitivité entre ces marchés au Malawi. L’accent sera mis sur l’analyse plus large du contexte de marché et l’incorporation des éléments dans la structure, la conduite et la performance tels que le comportement professionnel et la dynamique du marché pour permettre aux décideurs politiques et toutes les parties prenantes à mieux anticiper les réactions du marché par jour.
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Southern Africa
RUFORUM Conferences and Workshops
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Open Access
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Printed resource
"The 2010 RUFORUM Biennial Conference was the second in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholers in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme socio-economics".