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A largely agricultural country, 84 per cent of Malawians live in rural areas where about 11 million are engaged in smallholder subsistence farming; but only one-third of the land is suitable for cultivation because of mountains, forests and rough pastures. Despite that, agriculture accounts for more than one-third of GDP and 90 per cent of exports.
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Check the 5.3 million ha of land for smallholder farmers. That would actually be total for both smallholder and estates. The smallholder would have about half of it.
posted by: mutie (08:17:48 Fri 9th May 2014)



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