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An assessment of household food security in urban and peri-urban areas : a case study of Bindura Municipal area, Mashonaland central, Zimbabwe.
Urban household food security is gradually being recognised as a developmental challenge in sub-Saharan Africa, in general, and in Zimbabwe, in particular. The increase in the prices of food and high unemployment in Zimbabwe ...
Preserving traditional leafy vegetables using indigenous knowledge-based drying technologies to improve household food security in Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Collard greens and mustard greens are among several leafy vegetables grown in the Limpopo Province. They are good sources of nutrients and are available in abundance in rural communities. However, they are seasonal and ...
Impact of the input subsidy programme in Malawi on the food security status of smallholder households.
The Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) of Malawi has received international recognition for improving the national food security in Malawi but limited information is available on the effect of this programme on household ...
The contribution of indigenous knowledge practices to household food production and food security : a case of Okhahlamba local municipality, South Africa.
Indigenous Knowledge Practices (IKPs) in farming have an effect on household food production and food security. The objective of this study was to investigate IKPs used by smallholder farmers in the production of and access ...
Exploring the role of women in subsistence and smallholder farming : implications for horticultural crop value chain development in Swayimane and Sweetwaters.
This study is aimed at exploring and analysing the role of women in vegetable production value chain, related constraints encountered and exploring possible solutions thereof. The influence of gender in the value chain is ...
Impact assessment of the Siyazondla Homestead Food Production Programme in improving household food security of selected households in the Amathole District, Eastern Cape.
This study assessed the impact of a homestead food production programme (Siyazondla) in improving household food security by comparing the incomes; food consumption frequencies and dietary diversity of selected beneficiaries ...