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  • Cunguara, Benedito, Gorka Fagilde, James Garrett, Rafael Uaiene and Derek Headey. Growth without Change? A Case Study of Economic Transformation in Mozambique. Journal of African Development. Volume 14, #2. Fall 2012.
  • Steven Haggblade, Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Drinah Banda Nyirenda, Johanna Bergman Lodin, Leon Brimer, Martin Chiona, Maureen Chitundu, Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Constantino Cuambe, Michael Dolislager, Cynthia Donovan, Klaus Droppelmann, Magnus Jirström, Emma Kambewa, Patrick Kambewa, Nzola Meso Mahungu, Jonathan Mkumbira, João Mudema, Hunter Nielson, Mishek Nyembe, Venâncio Alexandre Salegua, Alda Tomo, Michael Weber, (2012) "Cassava commercialization in Southeastern Africa", Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Vol. 2 Iss: 1, pp.4 – 40.
  • Cachomba, Isabel, B. Cunguara, G. Mlay and C. Donovan. 2011. The determinants of animal traction adoption in Mozambique. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings 10, 1-4.
  • Benson, Todd, B. Cunguara, and Tewodaj Mogues. 2012. The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Mozambique: Evidence for fertilizer policy development. A research report produced by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with the support of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).
  • Cunguara, B., J. Hanlon. 2012. Whose wealth is it anyway? Mozambique’s outstanding economic growth with worsening rural poverty. Development and Change. 2012, 43(3).
  • Cunguara, B. 2012. An exposition of development failures in Mozambique. Review of African Political Economy. 39(131):161-70.




  • Cunguara, B., and K. Moder. 2011. Is agricultural extension helping the poor? Evidence from rural Mozambique. Journal of African Economies, 20(4): 562-595.
  • Tschirley, David, Colin Poulton and Patrick Labaste, eds. 2009.  "Organization and Performance of Cotton Sectors in Africa: Learning from Reform Experience".  Agriculture and Rural Development Research Report.  World Bank. Washington, D.C.
  • Tschirley, David, Miltone Ayieko, Munguzwe Hichaambwa, Joey Goeb, and Wayne Loescher. 2009.  "Modernizing Africa's Fresh Produce Supply Chains without Rapid Supermarket Takeover: Towards a Definition of Research and Investment Priorities".  Proceedings of the conference "Towards priority actions for market development for African farmers", International Livestock Research Institute and AGRA, Nairobi. May 15-17, 2009
  • Pitoro, Raul, Walker, T., Tschirley, D., Swinton, S., Boughton, D. and de Marrule, H. Can Bt Technology Reduce Poverty Among African Cotton Growers? An Ex Ante Analysis of the Private and Social Profitability of Bt Cotton Seed in Mozambique. Contributed Paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists´ Conference, Beijing, China, August 16-22, 2009.


  • Boughton, Duncan, Mather, D., Barrett. C.B., Benfica, R., Abdula, D., Tschirley, D. and Cunguara, B. Market Participation by Rural Households in a Low-Income Country: An Asset-Based Approach Applied to Mozambique. Faith and Economics Vol 50, Fall 2007: 64-101.
  • Mather, David, and Cynthia Donovan.  2007.  The Impacts of Prime-age Adult Mortality on Rural Household Income, Assets, and Poverty in Mozambique.  Report for World Bank/Mozambique.
  • Donovan, Cynthia, and Jaquelino Massingue.  2007. Illness, death, and macronutrients: Adequacy of rural Mozambican household production of macronutrients in the face of HIV/AIDS. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Vol 28, no. 2, supplement 4: S331-338. 



  • Jayne, T.S. T. Yamano, M. Weber, D. Tschirley, R. Benfica, A. Chapoto, and B. Zulu. 2003. Smallholder Income and Land Distribution in Africa: Implications for Poverty Reduction Strategies. Food Policy, Vol. 28(3): 253-275. Science Direct Summary.


  • Tschirley, D., R. Benfica, 2001. Smallholder Agriculture, Wage Labor and Rural Poverty Alleviation in Land-Abundant Areas of Africa: Evidence From Mozambique. The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 39:2 (333-358).


  • Jayne, T.S., L. Rubey, F. Lupi, D. Tschirley, M. Weber, 1996. Estimating Consumer Response to Food Market Reform Using Stated Preference Data: Evidence from Eastern and Southern Africa. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78:3 (820-824).