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Title Innovations in achieving sustainable food security in eastern and southern Africa / editors Worneh Negatuy and Herman Musahara
Published Addis Ababa, Ethiopia : Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), 2016
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Description 1 online resource (291 pages) : illustrations
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms; About Authors; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE -- The Puzzle in Implementation of Uganda's Food Security Policy; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Background; 1.2. Statement of the Problem; 1.3. Methodology; 1.3.1. Validity and Reliability of the Instruments; 1.4. Organisation of the Paper; 1.5. Justification of the Study; 2. Theoretical Framework: Theories Related to Food Security Policy Implementation; 2.1. Theory of Organisational Readiness for Change; 2.2. Theory of Effective Change Implementation; 2.3. The Malthusian Theory
2.2. Conceptual Framework2.3. Social and Institutional Frameworks for Food Security Innovations; 2.4. Institutional Innovations for Achieving Food Security; 3. Policy Implementation Analysis for Sustainable FoodSecurity; 3.1. Government Policies Related to Food Security; 3.1.1. The National Agricultural Policy (NAP) 2013; 3.1.2. National Environmental Management Policy (2002); 3.2. The Major Failures in Food Security Policy Implementation in Uganda; 3.3. Respondents' Perceptions of the Major Causes of Policy Implementation Failures in Uganda
3. Empirical Evidence of the Impact of Innovation Systems Concepts on Rural Livelihoods3.1. The Study Area; 3.2. Data Analysis; 3.3. Discussion of Empirical Results; 3.3.1. Impact on Production Outcomes; 3.3.2. Impact on Household Cash Income; 3.3.3. Impact on Fertiliser Use Patterns; 4. Skepticism Surrounding Agricultural Innovation Systems; 5. Conclusion; Notes; References; CHAPTER THREE -- Some Indicators of Food Security Challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa: Lessons from the Land Use Consolidation in Rwanda; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Conceptual Framework; 3. Regional Analysis
3.4. Potential Strategies that Can Negate Poor Policy Implementation in Uganda4. Conclusion and Recommendations; 4.1. Conclusion; 4.2. Recommendations; Notes; References; CHAPTER TWO -- Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Innovation Systems in Malawi; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Understanding African Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Innovation Systems; 2.1. The Concept of Rural Livelihoods: Brief Overview; 2.2. The Concept of Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS); 2.3. Innovation Systems Practice in African Agriculture
4. Rwanda LUC as an Institutional and Social Innovation for Food Security5. Conclusion; References; CHAPTER FOUR -- Development of an Interdisciplinary School-Based Intervention to Address Food and Nutrition-Related Needs in Poor Communities in South Africa; Abstract; 1. Introduction and Background to the Study; 2. Food Security in South Africa; 3. Food Consumption Practices and Nutrition-Related Challenges Faced by Poor South African Communities; 4. Health Promotion Role of Local Government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Food security -- Africa, East
Food security -- Africa, Southern
Food security -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Food security.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food
Africa, East.
Africa, Southern.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Form Electronic book
Author Musahara, Herman, editor
Negatu, Workneh, editor
LC no. 2015333477
ISBN 9789994455973 (electronic bk.)
9994455974 (electronic bk.)