Articles by Keyword: Sustainable Agriculture

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  1. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  2. Local food and tourism in the Global South

    Local food and tourism in the Global South

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    Many countries in the Global South import a significant share of the food served to tourists. For decades, closer linkages of local food producer and the resort industry have been heralded as an antidote to this unsustainable circumstance, further encouraged...
  3. Effects of relay inter-cropping summer cover crops with maize on cover crop biomass and maize yields in a warm-temperate region of South Africa

    Effects of relay inter-cropping summer cover crops with maize on cover crop biomass and maize yields in a warm-temperate region of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Little research attention has been given to growing summer cover crops as part of conservation agriculture systems. Three cover crops (sorghum [Sorghum bicolor], mucuna [Mucuna pruriens] and sunhemp [Crotalaria juncea]) were relay-intercropped into maize [Zea mays] 42 days after planting...
  4. Carbon stocks in fynbos, pastures and vineyards on the Agulhas Plain, South Africa: a preliminary assessment

    Carbon stocks in fynbos, pastures and vineyards on the Agulhas Plain, South Africa: a preliminary assessment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Large tracts of fynbos on the Agulhas Plain are being converted to agriculture. Carbon (C) stocks in fynbos, pastures and vineyards were measured in this preliminary study to determine whether conservation of fynbos results in greater C storage relative to...
  5. Biomass production, weed suppression, nitrogen and phosphorus uptake in white oat (<em>Avena sativa</em> L.) and grazing vetch (<em>Vicia dasycarpa</em> L.) cover crop bicultures under an irrigated no-till system

    Biomass production, weed suppression, nitrogen and phosphorus uptake in white oat (<em>Avena sativa</em> L.) and grazing vetch (<em>Vicia dasycarpa</em> L.) cover crop bicultures under an irrigated no-till system

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Cultivation of a multipurpose cover crop is of interest to Eastern Cape farmers experiencing soil infertility and weed pressures. The objective of the study was to investigate effects of oat–vetch bicultures on biomass production, weed suppression, and nitrogen (N) and...
  6. A vetch winter cover crop can improve response to nitrogen fertiliser and profitability of no-till maize

    A vetch winter cover crop can improve response to nitrogen fertiliser and profitability of no-till maize

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A high nitrogen (N) fertiliser requirement can be a deterrent to the adoption of conservation agriculture (CA). A field trial was carried out to test whether a high biomass-yielding vetch (Vicia dasycarpa L.) winter cover crop can be used to...
  7. The ‘youth and agriculture’ problem: implications for rangeland development

    The ‘youth and agriculture’ problem: implications for rangeland development

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    There is a common perception in South Africa that the youth are not interested in agriculture, leading to two concerns: first, that this is exacerbating the youth unemployment crisis, and second, that the already low levels of agricultural activity in...
  8. Safeguarding inheritance and enhancing the resilience of orphaned young people living in child- and youth-headed households in Tanzania and Uganda

    Safeguarding inheritance and enhancing the resilience of orphaned young people living in child- and youth-headed households in Tanzania and Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores the resilience of orphaned young people in safeguarding physical assets (land and property) inherited from their parents and sustaining their households without a co-resident adult relative. Drawing on the concept of resilience and the sustainable livelihoods framework,...
  9. Socio-economic implications of the KwaZulu-Natal sardine run for local indigenous communities

    Socio-economic implications of the KwaZulu-Natal sardine run for local indigenous communities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The economic and social effects of the annual sardine run on the indigenous community on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, were assessed using data gathered from questionnaires and personal interviews with 329 members of the community. Their knowledge,...
  10. Fishing methods for sustainable shrimp fisheries in the Canary Islands (North-West Africa)

    Fishing methods for sustainable shrimp fisheries in the Canary Islands (North-West Africa)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    During the past 20 years, experimental cruises have been conducted around the Canary Islands (North-West Africa) to investigate the biodiversity of the deep-sea ecosystem and to explore new fisheries resources. Although pandalid shrimps were shown to be very abundant in...