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 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.
Focuses on food security situations of small-scale agricultural producers inhabiting poor sections of urban areas and dry lands in Southern AfricaAnalyzes food security of small-scale agricultural producers in Southern Africa as opposed to other publications which look at food security on a global levelBrings together indigenous and scientific interventions that address the food security issues of the vulnerable sector of society