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Contextual vulnerability of rainfed crop-based farming communities in semi-arid Zimbabwe: A case of Chiredzi District
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017-09-18)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to assess smallholder farmers’ vulnerability to climate change and variability based on the socioeconomic and biophysical characteristics of Chiredzi District, a region that ...
Smallholder farmer perceptions on climate change and variability: a predisposition for their aubsequent adaptation strategies
Smallholder farmers are facing several climate-related challenges. Projected changes in climate are expected to aggravate the existing challenges. This study was conducted in Chiredzi district, Masvingo, Zimbabwe. The ...
Building climate change resilience through adaptation in smallholder farming systems in semi-arid Zimbabwe
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017-03-20)
Households with increased access to climate information through extension services were likely to have better adaptation abilities. It was also shown that younger farmers were likely to adapt to climate change given their ...