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Video: Can Money Grow on Trees in Malawi?

Jonny Jacobs Jonny Jacobs

Farming First TV interviewed Jonathan Jacobs, Managing Director of Malawi Mangoes, to find out the secret of this inclusive agribusiness’ success. Given Malawi’s abundant natural resource base, Jacobs saw an opportunity to grow mangoes at a competitive price, that would help ease the pressure on supply chains due to demand and also a changing climate.

“We describe this a a perfect storm of opportunity for a country like Malawi” Jacobs comments. Find out how Malawi Mangoes turned the country’s 4 million mango trees into a profitable business for smallholder farmers in the video below.

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