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The practice, constraints and perceptions of improving soil quality through manure application : a case study of three smallholder farmer groups.
Land degradation and soil nutrient depletion have become serious threats to agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa. Soil fertility depletion in smallholder areas has been cited as the fundamental biophysical cause ...
Statistical analysis of determinants of household food insecurity in post-conflict Southern Sudan.
Hunger and food insecurity has remained an endemic problem in Southern Sudan for the last three decades. Lack of a “gold standard” measure for determining causes of household food insecurity is well documented in the Food ...
The nutritional quality of traditional and modified traditional foods in KwaZulu-Natal.
The role of traditional foods in reducing hunger and malnutrition is not well documented in South Africa. The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution, popularity and nutritional value of traditional foods in ...
Do household coping strategies mitigate perceived household food insecurity among sample households in Dasse administrative area, Gash-Barka zone, Eritrea?
This mini-dissertation sets out to examine the perceptions of farmers in the Dasse Administrative Area of Gash-Barka zone of the impact of agro-ecological, socioeconomic and infrastructural constraints on food insecurity, ...
Can small-scale poultry production contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands, KwaZulu-Natal?
This study investigated the feasibility of small-scale poultry production to contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands in KwaZulu-Natal. Forty households, selected by stratified random sampling ...
Impact assessment of the integrated nutrition programme on child malnutrition in South Africa.
The Integrated Nutrition Programme (INP) was implemented in 1995 to target child malnutrition in South Africa. This study assessed the impact of the INP on child malnutrition by province and age group using secondary ...