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Community opportunities in aquaculture: what are the possibilities and limits?
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Aquaculture now contributes 47% of fish available for human consumption – up from 9% in 1980. This shift to aquaculture offsets the stagnation in the production from capture fisheries (FAO 2012). By 2030, demand for ...
Community opportunities in commercial agriculture: Possibilities and challenges
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2017-11)
Aquaculture has potential to contribute towards food and nutrition security, job creation and income for South African communities, provided that the challenges and limitations for their participation in commercial ...
Regional fish trade in Africa: Potential for food security, reducing poverty and fisheries management
Sub-Saharan Africa: context • One of the regions in the world suffering from high rates of hunger and poverty. • 26% of the world’s hungry people were located in sub-Saharan Africa in 2010 (FAO and WFP,2010) • Chronic ...
Improving policy coherence for food security and nutrition in South Africa: a qualitative policy analysis
(Springer Netherlands, 2018)
Like most other low and middle-income countries, South Africa must address a rising burden of diet-related chronic disease in a situation of persistent food insecurity and undernutrition. Supply-side policy interventions ...