National FISP Symposium

WAB_MASSP_Events_2014-02In view of a wide diversity of research findings and changing socio-political conditions since the FISP started eight years ago, the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in collaboration with the Malawi Strategy Support Program (MaSSP) International Food Policy research Institute (IFPRI) and several collaborating partners, organized a one and a half day National FISP Symposium, held at the Bingu International Conference Centre on 14th and 15th July 2014. Click here to read the full symposium report or the summary FISP Symposium Brief.

The theme of the symposium is ‘Eight Years of FISP - Impact and What Next?’. The objective is to review and discuss the findings on Malawi's Farm Input Subsidy Program' impact and implementation over the past eight years. The main outcome is expected to be a package of recommendations on how FISP should evolve in the future. This symposium will act as a platform for sharing lessons learnt with senior policy makers and political leaders.

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Program & Presentations

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Day 1

Day 2

Media coverage:

“Gvt to register 1.5 Million FISP beneficiaries”

“FISP's Mk500 Tag Price Economically Senseless – Experts”

"Malawi urged to consider the role of subsidized input program"