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The impact of smallholder freshwater aquaculture on fish production, household income and food security: a case of Chivi and Masvingo District
A study was conducted to quantify fish production at household level, compare household income level, income sources before and after the adoption of rural smallholder freshwater aquaculture within each district and to ...
Investigation of the contribution of urban agriculture to food security and employment creation in Dzivarasekwa 3, Harare
The study aimed at investigating the contribution of urban agriculture to food security and employment generation in Dzivarasekwa 3 as well as identifying challenges which are faced by urban farmers. The contributions of ...
Food security systems and approaches in disaster risk reduction
Impacts of shifting from food crop production to cash crop production on household food security in ward 21 of Makoni District
The persistence of food insecurity due increased tobacco production resulted in the conduction of this research. The main aim of the study was to investigate the impacts of shifting from food crop production to cash crop ...
An assessment of food aid as a strategy in alleviating hunger in Mutare district ward 29
Poverty is responsible for the prevalence of hunger in most rural areas of Zimbabwe. This has allowed food aid to become one of the major protection interventions provided to enhance strength of these people to recover ...
The socio-economic contribution of urban community gardens as a food security strategy in Highfield district
Food insecurity is a major problem in urban areas because of low-income. The majority of the poor people in urban areas receive incomes that are too low to adequately cover their basic needs. They spend most of their ...
An assessment of cash-for-assets program in poverty alleviation and food security: the case of Ward 16 in Chivi District
This study is based on fieldwork conducted in Ward 16 of Chivi District in Masvingo. The area is characterized by undependable rainfall, poor soils, very high land degradation, high rates of poverty and malnutrition. The ...
The contribution of small scale irrigation schemes in enhancing household food security: case study of Chimhanda small-scale Irrigation scheme ward 15 Rushinga district
This study seeks to determine the contribution of Chimhanda Small-scale Irrigation scheme in enhancing household food security in Rushinga District ward 15. The objectives of the study were to establish the socio-demographic ...
Contribution of women to food security. The case of Chipinge Rural District
The research sought to establish the contribution of women to food security and the challenges that women have faced towards this end. So often the role of women in food security has been severely undermined because they ...
The impact of resettlement programme on household food security in Mutwa Ward 20, Mt Darwin
The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of Land Resettlement Program (LRP) on household food security in Mutwa Ward 20, Mt Darwin District, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe. The assessment was carried out using ...