food security; livelihoods; smallholder agriculture; sub-Saharan Africa

Boosting Smallholder Production for Food Security: Some Approaches and Evidence from Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Matshe uses the sustainable livelihoods framework to explore the contribution of smallholder production to food security in some sub-Saharan African countries and relates it to the South African case. Noting that many of the world’s hungry are smallholder farmers, it is clear that food insecurity is closely linked to the livelihood strategies of these farm…