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Cover for Population dynamics of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i> (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and its Parasitoids along altitudinal gradients of the eastern afromontane.

Author(s)
Ngowi, B. V.; Tonnang, H. E. Z.; Khamis, F.; Mwangi, E. M.; Nyambo, B.; Ndegwa, P. N.; Subramanian, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards long-term nutrition security: the role of agriculture in dietary diversity.

A major obstacle to securing investments in agriculture and food-based approaches for improving nutrition is providing proof of efficacy. Do food-based approaches lead to reductions in malnutrition? To answer this question we need to develop a credible evidence base that articulates the links in...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Meerman, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measurement of dietary diversity for monitoring the impact of food-based approaches.

Monotonous diets based mainly on energy-dense, but micronutrient-poor starchy staples are common in food-insecure areas and contribute to the burden of malnutrition, particularly to inadequate micronutrient intake. Food-based strategies have been recommended as the first priority to meet...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-based approaches for combating malnutrition - lessons lost?

This chapter describes programmes that focused on dietary quality in Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, a crucial but neglected part of food and nutrition security. These programmes utilized various approaches and were all in some way successful though, as usual, valuable lessons often come from...

Author(s)
Greiner, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation and community development: the Conservation Corporation Africa model.

The realities of operating in any rural area in the world make it imperative for tourism operators to consider the local communities and their requirements as a priority for sustainable development. Impoverished communities often surround conservation areas and it is crucial to integrate the needs...

Author(s)
Carlisle, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990224)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Searching for common ground: reconstructing landscape history in East Africa's eastern Arc mountains.

This paper argues for the extension of forest history studies from the microstudy to regional comparative examinations across regions with continuities in natural and human history. It contends, further, that effective resource conservation requires a complex understanding of change along temporal...

Author(s)
Conte, C. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994208)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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