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Seasonal climate prediction and adaptation using indigenous knowledge systems in agriculture systems in Southern Africa: A review
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-04-15)
Erratic rainfall and increasing temperature is rapidly emerging as one of the most serious global problems affecting many sectors in the world. It is considered to be one of the most serious threats to sustainable development ...
Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture as A Pathway to Food Security: A Review Mapping the Use of Food Sovereignty
Renewed interest in the nexus between sustainability and food security has led to growing discussions on the use of food sovereignty principles in agricultural practice. As a result of the transfiguration of the urban ...
Climate change mainstreaming in extension agents training curricula: a case of Mopani and Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
This study assessed the provision of informal training offered by the Limpopo Department of Agriculture, South Africa, to agricultural extension officers (AEOs). The study used surveyed 90 public extension officers ...
Smallholder farmer’s perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods in rural Limpopo province, South Africa.
This study investigated the perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Mopani and Vhembe district, South Africa. Data was collected through a questionnaire ...
Influence of smallholder farmers’ perceptions on adaptation strategies to climate change and policy implications in Zimbabwe
(De Gruyter Open., 2017-02-01)
Smallholder agricultural production is largely affected by climate change and variability. Despite the negative effects brought by climate variability, smallholder farmers are still able to derive livelihoods. ...