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Microbial ecology and diversity of Swazi traditional fermented foods.
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Women empowerment in agriculture : agency and institutions for improved market access and household food security in Limpopo Province.
Developing the smallholder agricultural sector has been proposed as a way of developing rural communities. These assertions are partly based on the results of the Asian Green Revolution. Women’s contribution to agricultural ...
Chiefdom development plan : implications for food security in Swaziland.
The Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP) aims to reduce poverty and improve food security among rural households in Swaziland. Beneficiaries organise themselves into "agricultural cooperatives", each of which ...
Impact of cash cropping on smallholder farming households’ food security in Shamva District, Zimbabwe.
Over 1.5 million Zimbabweans were food insecure in the 2015/2016 season, with the majority being in the rural areas. Land reform programmes have been implemented to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Smallholder ...
Gender adaptive capacity to climate variability and change in pastoral communities : case study of Turkana in North-western Kenya.
Recurrent droughts due to climate change have led to the vulnerability of the pastoralist communities, leading to loss of assets and food insecurity. Climate change will have different impacts on women and men’s livelihoods. ...
Nutritional, sensory and health-promoting properties of provitamin A-biofortified maize stiff porridges and extruded snacks.
Provitamin A-biofortified maize has been developed to contribute to the alleviation of vitamin A deficiency (VAD), which is prevalent in the sub-Saharan African region where vitamin A- deficient white maize is a leading ...
Urban and peri-urban agriculture: an analysis of the perceptions and use of food sovereignty among low-income dwellers in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Urbanisation has transfigured the urban landscape and heightened food acquisition within cities. Urbanisation, coupled with systemic socio-economic, political and climatic challenges, has heightened food security concerns. ...
Rural households' perception of the effect of climate change on food security in uMzinyathi District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The study examined in specific terms the interaction between household food security and rural farming communities’ perception of climate change in uMzinyathi District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A survey ...
A synthesis of rural livelihood approaches in analysing household poverty, food security and resilience: A case study of Rushinga rural district in Zimbabwe.
Understanding rural livelihoods is an important goal to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Zimbabwe, in particular eradicating poverty and food insecurity in every household. Even though livelihoods of the rural ...
Measuring and validating food insecurity in Embo, using the food insecurity scale and index
Measurement of household food insecurity is needed to identify the magnitude of food insecurity and assess the impact of development interventions. However, there is no commonly agreed measure of household food insecurity. ...