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Assessment of cyclone idai floods on local food systems and disaster management responses in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
(Springer, Cham, 2021)
In recent years, countries in southern Africa have experienced frequent hydro-meteorological disasters, such as widespread flooding caused by tropical cyclones. This chapter takes a close look at the destructive aspects ...
African Migrants, Xenophobia and Urban Violence in Post-apartheid South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, 2013)
The urban space in South Africa is increasingly becoming a troubled terrain of xenophobic violence. In recent years xenophobia has emerged as one of the major contributing factors to urban violence in several African ...
Neoliberalism, regime rurvival, and the environment: economic reform and agricultural transformation in Zimbabwe in the 1990s
(Taylor & Francis, 2001)
Economic reform in Zimbabwe under the auspices of the Bank World Bank and IMF began in 1991. The first phase of program, called structural economic adjustment program (ESAP ) lasted from 1991 to 1996. The second phase, ...
Food for the urban poor: safety nets and food-based social protection in Manzini, Swaziland
This paper aims to contribute to the urban food security debate by exploring the role of informal safety nets and formal food-based social protection in addressing food insecurity challenges facing low-income urban households ...
Food security in Southern African cities: the place of urban agriculture
(Sage Publications, 2011)
Several decades of research on ‘urban agriculture’ have led to markedly different conclusions about the actual and potential role of household food production in African cities. In the context of rapid urbanization, urban ...