Up in Smoke?: Tobacco Production’s Effect on Childhood Stunting in Malawi

Growing attention on the developing world’s potential for export led growth has naturally flowed into the agricultural sector. I examine the effects of Malawian crop adoption on childhood health to determine the effects of transitioning to cash crops in risky food markets. Preliminary results indicate that cash crop households had higher levels of childhood stunting, which may suggest providing additional support for food crop production.


Issue Date:
2011
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/103627
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/103627
Total Pages:
2




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