ASWAp is a prioritized and harmonized agricultural investment framework towards
the achievement of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MDGS), the country’s National Development Strategy. The
framework provides a platform for donor support harmonization in the agricultural sector. In particular, it provides a process through which growth and wealth creation, an objective of the MDGS will be achieved. MGDS II has targeted agriculture as the driver of economic growth and recognizes that developing the sector is one of the pre-requisites for economic growth and wealth creation. ASWAp, therefore, offers a strategy for supporting priority activities in the agricultural sector with a view to increase agricultural productivity and make Malawi a hunger free nation, enable people access nutritious foods and increase the contribution of agro- processing to economic growth.