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Youth agricultural entrepreneurship as a vehicle for employment creation in Nigeria: A capability approach
(University of Western Cape, 2021)
Nigeria is indisputably blessed with both human and material resources. With 74 million hectares of arable land, the country has enormous potential to meet its rising food demand while tackling the challenge of youth ...
The nature and extent of participation by small scale farmers in the Development Aid from People to People Farmers' Club project in Mazowe District of Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
The conventional top-down approach to development has been rendered unsustainable and is regarded as a poor strategy to achieving community empowerment and development. The past few decades have seen the promotion of ...
Access to irrigation technology and technical efficiency: a comparison of households with and without access to irrigation technology, in ‘Gorogutu district’, Eastern Ethiopia
Despite its recent remarkable economic growth, Ethiopia remains one of the poorest countries in the world. More than 80 percent of Ethiopians obtain their livelihood from traditional low-productivity agricultural activities. ...
The use of information and communication technology by emerging commercial farmers in their development in the Western Cape, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Although many researchers have shown JCT can enable development it remains a great challenge to understand the link between ICT4D projects and the development of emerging commercial agriculture. There is a need to realize ...
Sustainable irrigation agriculture for food security and poverty reduction among smallholder farmers in Northern Nigeria
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Nigeria, like many African countries is caught up in the uncertainty of the effectiveness of agricultural intervention in achieving food security, poverty reduction and improved quality of life. This ambiguity is more ...
An investigation into farming enterprises under the land redistribution program in the Southern Cape
(University of Western Cape, 2004)
In 1994, the first democratically elected South African government promised to redistribute 30 % of white-owned farmland to the formerly disadvantaged people in order to rectify the racially-based unequal distribution of ...