Rural livelihoods and agricultural production in smallholder irrigation schemes: The case of Hoxane Irrigation scheme
Maluka, Pretty Mabel
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This mini-thesis explores rural livelihoods and agricultural production in smallholder irrigation schemes in South Africa. The study sought to determine the livelihoods of plot-holders and the various production practices employed by the farmers in Hoxane Irrigation Scheme in Mpumalanga Province. The overall objective is to contribute to the literature on government's smallholder irrigation scheme revitalization programme and the types of support required by plot-holders in order to take advantage of the opportunities that exist in smallholder irrigation schemes.