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Food security among small-scale agricultural producers in Southern Africa

Author: Josephine Phillip Msangi
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Phillip Msangi
ISBN: 9783319094953 3319094955 3319094947 9783319094946
OCLC Number: 890142104
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 173 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: 1. Population, agriculture, poverty and food security: an overview --
2. Policies and legislations governing marketing and food trade: Southern Africa --
3. Urban, peri-urban agriculture and food security among small-scale agricultural producers: Southern Africa --
4. Indigenous plant resources and food security among small-scale agricultural producers: Southern Africa --
5. Role of small stock in safeguarding food security in dry lands: case in Namibia --
6. Improving productivity, food safety and nutritional levels of dependable food crops: Southern Africa --
7. Climate-smart agriculture: incorporating weather information into small-scale agricultural producers' system: South Africa.
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