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Adaptation, coping strategies and resilience of agricultural drought in South Africa: implication for the sustainability of livestock sector
(Elsevier Ltd., 2021)
Agricultural drought has put sub-Saharan African under significant pressure, and without adaptation, will negatively influence a future generation. Hence, it is crucial to assess the adaptation and coping strategies, the ...
Rethinking blended high yielding seed varieties and partial-organic fertiliser climate smart agriculture practices for productivity and farm income gains in the drylands of Zimbabwe
Most blended climate smart agriculture (CSA) technologies focusing on seed-fertilizer combinations have either been marginally adopted or dis-adopted by smallholder farmers due to the nature of design and implementation. ...
Nexus between coping strategies and households' agricultural drought resilience to food insecurity in South Africa
Farmers in Africa, including those in South Africa, rely on rain-fed agriculture, which exposes them to the risks of agricultural drought. Agricultural drought has become a major threat to agricultural production, including ...
Exploring the growth of agricultural productivity in Africa: a Färe-Primont Index approach
The effort to increase agricultural productivity continues to receive interest in Africa as low productivity levels, poverty and food insecurity remain or even increase. This study used the Färe-Primont Index to estimate ...