Food security among small-scale agricultural producers in Southern Africa /

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 povert...

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Author / Creator:Msangi, Josephine Phillip, author.
Imprint:Cham : Springer, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (xvi, 173 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Language:English
Subject:Food security -- Africa, Southern.
Sustainable agriculture -- Africa, Southern.
Life Sciences.
Agriculture.
Sustainable Development.
Economic Geography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Food security.
Sustainable agriculture.
Africa, Southern.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11087442
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ISBN:9783319094953
3319094955
3319094947
9783319094946
9783319094946
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 8, 2014).
Summary: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.
Other form:Printed edition: 9783319094946
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-09495-3