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Revival of Indigenous Food Security Strategies at the Village Level: The Human Factor Implications
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2001)
This article reports findings of an evaluation of the Zunde raMambo practice as a survival strategy in selected rural districts in Zimbabwe. The assumption made when the Zunde was being revived was that its revival would ...
The impact of dollarisation in Zimbabwe
(University of Zimbabwe Publicatoins, 2017)
Understanding farmer co-learning processes under the learning centre approach to promote uptake of soil fertility management technologies in Zimbabwe
The current low levels of technology adoption among smallholder farmers in southern Africa do not reflect the high investment levels in agro-technological research aimed at addressing perennial food insecurity challenges. ...
HIV and AIDS: An analysis of community coping strategies with special reference to Mutambi Ward community of Zvishavane, Zimbabwe
The impact of HIV and AIDS on Mutambi Ward in Zvishavane District of Zimbabwe was assessed between May 2004 and October 2006. The study was undertaken using focus group discussions, questionnaire surveys, use of key ...
Small-Scale resettlement farmers and small grain production. Case of Dick Huck Resetlement Area, Mount Darwin District.
(University of Zimbabwe, 2017-02)
In Africa, small grain production has been depicted as the most viable way to reduce food insecurity that is being caused by climate change and variability. This study sought to explore small grain production in relation ...
Effects of cotton-cowpea intercropping on crop yields and soil nutrient status under Zimbabwean rain-fed conditions
Intercropping of cotton and cowpea is one of the ways to improve food security and soil fertility while generating and maintaining cash income of the rural poor. A study was carried out to find out the effects of cotton-cowpea ...
The many faces of Lack: an assessment of Model A2 farmers’ needs in Zibagwe Rural District Council in Midlands
There is widespread agreement that the Land Reform Program was needed as a panacea to both rural and urban poverty as well as redressing historical imbalances in access to the most productive agricultural land. There are ...
Impacts of climate change on crop production practices among small holder farmers in Guruve district, Zimbabwe
This research was carried out in Guruve district with the aim of documenting local people’s experiences and perceptions towards climate change impacts on crop production and their responses. Qualitative and quantitative ...
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 ...
“Resettled and Yet Unsettled?” Land Conflicts and Food (in) security in Insiza North, Zimbabwe, 2005-2013
The Land resettlement programme in Zimbabwe beginning around 2000 has been hotly contested within and outside the country. The land occupations had far reaching effects on the social, political and economic landscape of ...