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Production and productivity developments in South Africa have regional consequences:
South Africa’s agricultural economy accounted for 43.1% of the agricultural GDP of
This report presents the 2007 and 2008 Annual Agricultural Survey results. The annual
agriculture survey is a continuous program of household surveys carried out by Statistics
Although the different roles of men and women in agriculture in different parts of Sub-Saharan Africa have been widely acknowledged, there have not been consistent efforts to collect data on these patterns. This paper presents a way of classifying gendered farm management systems and then describes pilots of four different approaches to collecting and georeferencing information on the dominant pattern in each area.
This mapping approach aims to make the marginalized and poor visible by identifying areas with difficult biophysical and socio-economic conditions.
Empirical evidence has shown that farmers can adapt to climate change by using sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices that provide local mitigation benefits, reducing or offsetting the negative effects of climate change at the level of the plot, farm, or even landscape. However, adaptation to climate change using SLWM practices in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low. This study was conducted to examine the impact of government policies on adaptation to climate change.