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This paper analyses gender disparities in poverty and the determinants of poverty among smallholder communal livestock farmers across five p...
2020 Re-thinking the value of land-based livelihoods in former Bantustans of post-apartheid South Africa
This paper explores the value of land-based livelihoods in former bantustans of post-apartheid South Africa. South Africa, particularly the ...
2018 Assessing knowledge, beliefs and practices related to the consumption of sheep and goat meat in Senegal
A Rapid Integrated Assessment (RIA) of nutrition and health risks and benefits was carried out in 2013 in sheep and goat agri-food systems i...Download this report
2008 Social functions of natural resources in the Tembe area of Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
People living adjacent to the Tembe Elephant Park in Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa are highly dependent on natural resources for...