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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1989
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Southern Africa

    Throughout Africa the importance of land use issues in relation to tsetse control planning has been emphasized consistently in the tsetse literature. Because of inappropriate land use, concerns for the environment in tsetse-freed areas have been expressed frequently. This debate is very relevant to Zimbabwe, where extensive tsetse control operations in recent years have confined the remaining area of tsetse infestation to parts of the Zambezi valley, a semi-arid region of the country with a fragile eco-system and limited agricultural potential.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2015
    Mozambique, Africa, Southern Africa

    It is widely acknowledged that goats in developing countries fulfill multiple functions and can contribute to improved livelihoods of smallholders. The multi-functionality of goats in rural Mozambique however is fairly unknown. The objective of the paper is therefore to identify and create a deeper understanding of the multiple functions goats currently play in the smallholders sector in Mozambique. The paper takes a sociological approach by advancing the thinking that the functions of goats are socially and culturally constructed, and not ‘given’.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2016
    Eswatini, Africa, Southern Africa

    The study investigates the role of contract farming in improving access to credit for smallholder cattle producers, cattle finishers and traders in Swaziland. The contracts are verbal or informal and involve smallholder cattle producers, cattle finishers and traders on the one hand and other stakeholders in the value chain on the other.

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