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DIIVA - Malawi / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Malawi/Maize overview

86.2%
13.8%
57%
43%

1,609,000 hectares of Maize in Malawi (DIIVA estimate)

43% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2008

1998 figures: 1,243,000 hectares / 13.8% improved varieties

Malawi/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 70

Malawi/Maize adoption

1,609,000 ha of Maize in Malawi (DIIVA estimate)
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Malawi/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education