- Malawi should strengthen investments to reverse the declining growth in agriculture value added per worker and as a share of arable land.
- The country should provide for all budget required to enhance resilience to climate related risks in the agriculture sector.
- The country should put in place policies that would facilitate and promote intraregional African trade in agricultural commodities and services.
Malawi scores 4.9/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.
Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country
with strong linkage to smallholder agriculture.
Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention
Overall country score: 4.83
2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration
|Malabo Commitments Areas (T)||Commitments Categories (C)|
|No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress||No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress|
|1||Re-committing to CAADP Process||7.2||3.33||On Track|
|1||Completing National CAADP Process||10.00||3.33||On Track|
|2||Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance||4.24||3.33||On Track|
|3||Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support||7.35||3.33||On Track|
|2||Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture||4.92||6.67||Not on Track|
|1||Public Expenditure in Agriculture||9.84||10.00||Not on Track|
|2||Enhancing access to finance||0.00||3.33||Not on Track|
|3||Ending Hunger by 2025||2.09||3.71||Not on Track|
|1||Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies||3.90||5.53||Not on Track|
|2||Doubling agricultural Productivity||0.75||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss||4.11||1.00||On Track|
|4||Strengthening Social Protection||0.00||10.00||Not on Track|
|5||Improving Food security and Nutrition||1.67||1.00||On Track|
|4||Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 2025||4.98||2.06||On Track|
|1||Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction||0.00||3.25||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains||10.00||1.00||On Track|
|3||Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains||9.92||1.00||On Track|
|4||Women participation in Agri-business||0.00||3.00||Not on Track|
|5||Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities||1.36||1||On Track|
|1||Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions||2.72||1.00||On Track|
|6||Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability||4.65||6||Not on Track|
|1||Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks||2.62||2.00||On Track|
|2||Investment in resilience building||6.68||10.00||Not on Track|
|7||Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results||9.24||4.78||On Track|
|1||Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E||8.08||1.00||On Track|
|2||Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability||10.00||3.33||On Track|
|3||Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process||9.65||10.00||Not on Track|