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2014

Food Security Among Small-Scale Agricultural Producers in Southern Africa

Springer International Publishing

Titre : Food Security Among Small-Scale Agricultural Producers in Southern Africa

Focuses on food security situations of small-scale agricultural producers inhabiting poor sections of urban areas and dry lands in Southern Africa
Analyzes food security of small-scale agricultural producers in Southern Africa as opposed to other publications which look at food security on a global level
Brings together indigenous and scientific interventions that address the food security issues of the vulnerable sector of society

Author (s) : Msangi, Josephine Phillip
Publisher  : Springer International Publishing
Date de parution : 2014
Pages : 173

Descriptif
The book focuses on food security highlighting the role of indigenous knowledge and scientific research in addressing the plight of poor small-scale agricultural producers. Rapidly growing global population and global policies and management governing sustainability, hunger, food security and poverty alleviation are discussed. Additionally, impacts of probable climate change, research on land productivity and performance of dependable food crops i.e. cassava and pearl millet are discussed. Analyzed in great detail are roles of small stock, urban/peri-urban agriculture and advantages of climate-smart agriculture and participatory research in enhancing food security of the small-scale agricultural producers in Southern Africa.

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