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|Title:||An investigation into the determinants of household food insecurity in rural arears a case of Silonga village in Gwanda Zimbabwe.|
|Publisher:||Lupane State University|
|Abstract:||This study aim to explore determinants of food insecurity in Silonga a rural area in Gwanda Zimbabwe. The research approach used is of qualitative where data collection was mainly through in-depth interview, and an interview guideline was used. Interviews were conducted at Selonga villagers, and some information was obtained from the Kraal head. This dissertation also exposes the impacts of food insecurity, in Selonga and also the survival strategies that are made visible in this dissertation. The findings of the research made visible that there is indeed food insecurity in Selonga, and that the determinants food insecurity vary across households and determinants include high levels of poverty , migration, infectious diseases like HIV and AIDS. Like many other rural areas in Selonga faces rural poverty that affects most households I food insecurity. The dissertation also provides in detail the alternative livelihoods that Selonga people adopted to curb food insecurity, pictures to show the adopted activities are employed.|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Development Studies|
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