The Cost of Maize Production by Smallholder Farmers in Zambia

Many agricultural policy discussions in Zambia revolve around the cost of producing maize. Despite the importance of having accurate estimates of production costs, smallholders’ cost of maize production in Zambia remain poorly understood. Various estimates are provided by interested parties, but these are rarely based on representative farm surveys that take into account the variations in agro-ecological conditions, input intensities, and rainfall, which can profoundly affect maize production costs.


Issue Date:
2011-03
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/148682
Total Pages:
38
Series Statement:
FOOD SECURITY RESEARCH PROJECT WORKING PAPER
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