Presentation: Input Use Update of Trade Shows in Mozanbique

The economy of Mozambique is essentially agrarian, predominantly characterized by low levels of productivity in many products resulting in being among the lowest in the African South. This is due to a combination of mounting factors that include the use of traditional farming practices, low utilization of improved inputs, and poor soil preparation.

This presentation is based on the AMA Innovation Lab projects for the Long-term Impacts of a Temporary Agricultural Input Subsidy in Mozambique. This workshop will present the results of an ambitious 5-year study that has tackling the question whether temporary subsidies can permanently boost input use and crop yields.

This presentation took place in Maputo, Mozambique on September 15, 2014. Presentation is translated from Portuguese and was by Republica de Mocambique Ministerio da Agricultura.