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Food security research in southern Africa

Food security research in southern Africa

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Published by UZ/MSU Food Security Research in Southern Africa Project, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Extensions, University of Zimbabwe in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by J.B. Wyckoff, Mandivamba Rukuni.
      ContributionsWyckoff, J. B., Rukuni, Mandivamba., UZ/MSU Food Security Research in Southern Africa Project., Conference on Food Security Research in Southern Africa (7th : 1991 : Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9017.S75 F66 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 339 p. :
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392220M
      ISBN 100869241079
      LC Control Number92981871

      Issues of food security in South Africa and &AO’s role in eradication of food insecurity and malnutrition Pulses and Food Security Discussion Forum June Kempton Park, Gauteng Pillar 4: Improving agriculture research, technology dissemination and Size: KB. Previous Publications in the AFSUN Series No 1 The Invisible Crisis: Urban Food Security in Southern Africa No 2 The State of Urban Food Insecurity in Southern Africa No 3 Pathways to Insecurity: Food Supply and Access in Southern African Cities No 4 Urban Food Production and Household Food Security in Southern African Cities No 5 The HIV and Urban Food Security NexusFile Size: KB.

      Food insecurity: southern Africa's silent crisis. The AU has declared to be the ‘Year of Agriculture and Food Security.’ Alas, food insecurity is not a new phenomenon in southern Africa; it . Food-security in sub-Saharan Africa Article (PDF Available) in African Security Review 12(1) January with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

        Africa as a whole is going to face two major problems in the 21 st century: The first problem is how to feed the growing population of the continent, the second is how to adapt to climate change.. Both problems are interlinked since climate change has the potential for having severe implications on the food security in Africa. AFSUN African Food Security Urban Network. Since Siyakhana has been the Johannesburg/ Gauteng-based partner in the African Food Security Urban Network. This is an initiative of Queens University in Ontario, Canada and the University of Cape Town and included partners in 11 cities in .


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Publisher(s): international food policy research institute (ifpri), food, agriculture, and natural resources policy network (fanrpan) Open Access PDF ( KB). Agriculture is central to fostering economic growth, reducing poverty, and improving food security in the Southern African region. More than 70 percent of the rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods, and regional economic growth has been constrained by poor performance in the agriculture sector.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals on poverty in Southern Africa will. This necessitated a research study on food security in the North West province of South Africa, with a view to evaluate the food security status and its determinants in the area, as well as to.

issue in many parts of the world. Access and utilisation are now the priorities but in many countries in Southern Africa, issues relating to food availability remain central. According to FFSSA, ,internal coping structures within a society are critical to achieving food security– especially in the face of the recent food crises.

Infood insecurity is still a major global concern as 1 billion people are suffering from starvation, under- and malnutrition, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has concluded that we are still far from reaching millennium development goal (MDG) number 1: to halve extreme poverty and hunger by In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people suffering Cited by: To advance the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program, USAID partnered with the University of Pretoria Food Security Unit to train over senior leaders from government, the private sector, NGOs and research organizations in 10 African countries.

Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. Through the analysis of empirical data collected from 6, households in eleven cities in nine countries in Southern Africa, the authors identify the complexity of factors and dynamics Cited by: 2.

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Food Security publishes a diversity of refereed research papers, together with review articles, case studies and letters to the editor. The journal covers the principles and practice of food security per se, taking an overview of the subject or analysing it with a broad perspective over its many component disciplines.

All the dimensions of food. Review of lessons learnt on food security responses in southern Africa Page 5 Executive Summary This study was commissioned and supported by a group of agencies involved in the humanitarian response in southern Africa; OXFAM, WVI, CARE, the Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme and OCHA.

This book discusses the outcomes of a multistakeholder initiative on issues of biotechnology resulting from the – southern African food crisis, when a number of countries rejected food aid in the form of genetically modified initiative aimed at raising awareness, promoting dialogue, and catalysing consensus-building mechanisms to improve the institutions and policies Cited by:   Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - and many years’ experience of programming and research in community-based programmes in Zambia.

Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing eight of the countries that make up southern Africa — Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe — and explores how climate change will increase the efforts needed to achieve sustainable food security throughout the region.

The Invisible Crisis: Urban Food Security in Southern Africa 1 Introduction Food security is emerging as one of the key development challenges for Africa in the 21st Century. Yet it is often misleadingly seen as an issue that only affects rural populations.

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This chapter looks at the origins of the concept of chronic food insecurity, the implications for measurement, and suggests the need for a complementary investigation into the implications for transitory food insecurity of trade liberalization.

The food crisis in Southern Africa is used to highlight issues for further discussion. Downloadable. Food insecurity is a major challenge for Niger and for many African countries. The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting household food security in Niger.

Based on survey data covering households, drought, high food prices, poverty, soil infertility, disease and insect attacks are reported by the respondents to be the main causes of food insecurity.

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.

Regional Overview of Food Insecurity Africa. African Food Security Prospects. indicated, material may be copied, downloaded and printed for private study, research and teaching purposes, or for RPFSN Regional Panorama on Food Security and Nutrition SADC Southern African Development Community.

Food aid and food security in Ngabu Food security and causes of food insecurity in Ngabu Malawi government’s approach to food security in Ngabu Food aid in Ngabu Malawi government’s approach to food aid in Ngabu.

Hart, T. & Aliber, M.,Food security definitions, measurements and recent initiatives in South Africa and Southern Africa, Unpublished report, Centre for Poverty Employment and Growth, Human Sciences Research Council, by: Innovations in Achieving Sustainable Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses roles and issues related to social and institutional innovations and approaches in food security in Southern and Eastern Africa.

They include implementation of food security policy, rural livelihood and agricultural innovation, land consolidation for Cited by: 1.Organic agriculture world-wide allows farmers to produce healthy food with low levels of external inputs, and often shortens the value chains, giving farmers a higher share of the consumer dollar.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems research trials carried out over the last four years in South Africa’s Southern Cape, as well.