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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Living and responding to climate variability and change among coffee and banana farmers in the highlands of Moshi rural district, Tanzania.

The study aimed at exploring perceived impacts of climate variability on coffee and banana farming and community responses in the highlands of Moshi Rural District. A socio-economic survey employing qualitative and quantitative research approaches was used. Data were collected using questionnaires, ...

Author(s)
Temba, P. L.; Pauline, N. M.; Ndaki, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava as an adaptation crop to climate variability and change in coastal areas of Tanzania: a case of the Mkuranga district.

This study was carried out in two villages, Kizapala and Kazole, of the Mkuranga District, in the Coast Region of Tanzania. The objective of the study was to establish the role of cassava as an adaptation crop to the changing climate and household food security. Primary data were obtained using...

Author(s)
Mbwambo, N. A.; Liwenga, E. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecosystems' resilience and social-ecological vulnerability index to climate change in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

The concept of resilience has gained momentum during the current climate change era. Resilience is said to be the measure of the amount of change the system can undergo while still retaining the same controls on function and structure. Taking into account the effects of changing climate, the term...

Author(s)
Shirima, K. C.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessment of socio-ecological resilience of agropastoralists to climate change and variability impacts in Bariadi district, Tanzania.

In developing countries like Tanzania, societal vulnerability to the risks of climate change and variability (CC&V) exacerbate ongoing social and economic challenges because people's livelihoods are largely dependent on resources that are sensitive to climate change such as agriculture....

Author(s)
Cyrilo, E.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community livelihoods and ecosystem integrity in makere forest reserve, western Tanzania.

Wealth creation and poverty alleviation processes in the forest-bounded areas entail the use of such forests to a greater extent. Studies elsewhere show that there is often a tendency to use such forests until they are depleted before technology comes in to improve livelihoods. In this chapter, we...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.; Mwajombe, A. R.; Johnson, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Zanzibar: Climate change and tourism in Zanzibar: interrogating impacts and interventions.

This chapter examines the climate change and non-climate stressors impacting upon almost every economic sector in Zanzibar, including tourism. Various climate- and tourism-related policy interventions introduced in Zanzibar are also reviewed.

Author(s)
Said, T.; Muzaini, H.; Duim, R. van der
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glocal networking for gender equality and sustainable livelihoods.

Applying a feminist political ecology framework, this chapter presents evidence of glocal networking among rural women from case studies in rural India, Tanzania and Italy. The three cases look at: gender and sustainable livelihoods in rural India; women mobilizing for sustainable community...

Author(s)
Harcourt, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa.

This book contains 17 chapters providing details on decision tools that use linear programming to determine recommendations specific to a farmer's context intended to maximize profit from fertilizer use in sub-saharan Africa. Chapter 1 and 2 discusses the principles and approach, and spatial...

Author(s)
Wortmann, C. S.; Sones, K.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book

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