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Title:Innovations in achieving sustainable food security in Eastern and Southern Africa
Editors:Negata, Workneh
Musahara, HermanISNI
Year:2016
Pages:291
Language:English
City:Addis Ababa
Publisher:Organisation for Social Research in Eastern and Southern Africa
ISBN:9994455877; 9789994455874
Geographic terms:Uganda
Malawi
Rwanda
South Africa
Kenya
Ethiopia
Zimbabwe
Subjects:food security
rural households
livelihoods
agricultural innovations
land use
Abstract:The papers in this volume address issues and approaches related to food security in Southern and Eastern Africa. Subjects include implementation of food security policy, rural livelihoods and agricultural innovation, land consolidation, interdisciplinary school-based health, harnessing indigenous and modern knowledge, household food resource handling, institutions for technological innovation, the role of land tax, trade protectionism, and gender-power relations. Contributions: The puzzle in implementation of Uganda's food security policy (Jennifer T. Tumushabe); Rural livelihoods and agricultural innovation systems in Malawi (Mariam A.T. Kadzamira); Some indicators of food security challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa: lessons from the land use consolidation in Rwanda (Herman Musahara); Development of an interdisciplinary school-based intervention to address food and nutrition-related needs in poor communities in South Africa (RonÚl Ferreira, Karien Botha, William Fraser and Peet du Toit); Harnessing indigenous knowledge and scientific knowledge to promote farmer multi-stakeholder partnerships in food security in Kakamega County, Kenya (Boaz S.W. Maloba); Farmers' adaptive capacity on household food-resource handling procedures and food security in rural Western Kenya (Oino P. Gutwa); Institutions and technological innovation in smallholder agriculture: lessons from a case study in 'Bati' and 'Kewot woredas' (districts) in northeastern Ethiopia (Workneh Negatu); Land tax and the sustainable use of land for food security in post-land reform in Zimbabwe (Peter MacKaye); A holistic strategy for improving gender-power relations and food security in Tigania, Meru County, Kenya (Constance Rose). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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