Malawi is a small, landlocked, agriculturally dependent country in Southern Africa. It is also one of the poorest and ranks 170 out of 187 in the Human Development Index. The latest income poverty survey showed that rural poverty has increased in the last decade to 57% of the rural population. Although fragile and despite many challenges, Malawi’s macro-economy has shown some signs of improvement over the last year. However, poor governance and corruption continue to prevent Malawi from achieving its full potential.
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