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Productivity of small-scale maize farmers in Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2011-05)
Low productivity in agriculture has been observed to be a problem against increased food security. Enhancement of agricultural productivity is a key to improved food security and it can be achieved by improving technical ...
A metafrontier analysis of sheep production in the N8 development corridor
(University of the Free State, 2017-06)
English: In South Africa, sheep enterprises play an important role as a source of livelihood for many farmers, especially smallholder farmers. The productivity of sheep farmers in South Africa is very low. The lack of ...
Sources of technical efficiency of the smallholder maize farmers at Etunda Irrigation Project in Omusati region, Namibia
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
In an effort to increase food production and improve food security in the country, government of the Republic of Namibia established green scheme projects in various parts of the country. This Endeavour aims to achieve ...
Determinants of resource use productivity and efficiency of Ghana’s rice industry
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
Rice is one of the staple crops that has been targeted the government as a food security crop for addressing hunger and poverty issues in Ghana. However, the rice industry is performing below the climatic potential due to ...
Analysis of factors affecting technical efficiency of smallholder maize farmers in Ethiopia
(University of the Free State, 2014-04)
Agriculture is the dominant sector of the Ethiopian economy which typically consists of smallholder rain fed farming systems. Low production and productivity characterises Ethiopian agriculture resulting in the country ...