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Income, poverty and food security in the communal lands of Zimbabwe

J. C. Jackson

Income, poverty and food security in the communal lands of Zimbabwe

by J. C. Jackson

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Published by Dept. of Rural and Urban Planning, University of Zimbabwe in [Mount Pleasant, Harare] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective settlements -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Income -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Poor -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Food supply -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Zimbabwe -- Rural conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. C. Jackson & P. Collier.
    SeriesRUP occasional paper -- no. 11
    ContributionsCollier, Peter, 1939-, University of Zimbabwe. Dept. of Rural and Urban Planning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1493.Z55 J33 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14689829M

      organisation in SSA. Consequently, the sta te of human development in SSA (e.g. poverty, food security and gender relations) largely reflects the socio -economic (mis)fortunes of family farms, even if their socio -political importance is not reflecte d in public policy priorities. 1. African Institute of Agrarian Studies. communal areas are derived from three major sources, namely migrant worker remittances, government pensions (and other social security grants) and as well as non-rural sources. This places local production (in communal areas) as a very minimal source of income, yet there is huge potential, in using agricultural land well.

    LIVELIHOOD & FOOD SECURITY CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 3 2. IMPORTANT CONCEPTS IN FOOD SECURITY 4 Defining Food Security 4 Food Availability 4 Food Access 4 Food Utilization 4 Food Stability 5 Intra-Household Issues with Food Security 6 3. IMPORTANT CONCEPTS IN LIVELIHOODS 8. reduction in food production and thus problems of food security in Zimbabwe. The dry regions, that is, region IV and V have expanded by % and % respectively (Mugandani et al, ). What this shows is that Zimbabwe‟s climatic conditions are drifting towards relatively arid conditions that are not favourable for agriculture.

    of food security now took in the economic as well as the physical aspects of food availability and attention was drawn to ways to alleviate poverty and enhance the role of women in the development process. The definition was further widened when Amartya Sen ˇs book ˝Poverty and Famines ˛ . • Convening and coordinang naonal food and nutrion security issues in Zimbabwe • The ZimSTAT / Poverty Income and Consumpon Survey esmated 76% of rural households to be poor and 23% were deemed severely flood affected areas in communal, reselement lands and urban areas of Zimbabwe. 13 Background - Areas Most Affected by.


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Jackson, J.C. & Collier, P., "Incomes, poverty and food security in the communal lands of Zimbabwe," ISS Working Papers - General SeriesInternational Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.

Handle: RePEc:ems:euriss Poor people in Zimbabwe have limited power to acquire land, although they are intemperately dependent on agricultural activities for their income.

Poverty reduction strategy As a part of the poverty reduction strategy, government of Zimbabwe is organizing some plans, which will facilitate the food security, access to water, health, shelter and. Abstract.

food security; food shortage; agricultural income; poverty; communal land; Zimbabwe;Author: J.C. Jackson and P. Collier. In this book the editors bring together 15 papers on different dimensions of rural development and planning in post-independence Zimbabwe.

It is a comprehensive source of material and an overall assessment of progress since independence. The book is divided into fifteen parts and it draws conclusions and makes policy recommendations for the future.

Poverty has reached unprecedented levels in Zimbabwe, with more than 70% of Zimbabwean children in rural areas living in poverty, a UN study has found. The report, compiled by Author: Nyasha Chingono. The PRAI process is led by the Committee on Food Security, and global consultations on the principles are continuing.

The seven principles are: Principle 1: Existing rights to land and associated natural resources are recognized and respected. Principle 2: Investments do not jeopardize food security but rather strengthen it.

The paper will also review the 20 changes in this food security practices that has taken place as a consequent of 21 modernisation and with what implication for the social wellbeing of the communal lands were central objectives of land reform. Thus, initially, the criteria for land reform and poverty reduction in Zimbabwe, heavily draws from Kinsey’s work.

distribution of income and wealth and socialist transformation. “To promote equitable. Land Reform in Namaqualand: Poverty Alleviation,Stepping Stones and 'Economic Units' "This paper examines the consequences of land reform for communal livestock farmers in Namaqualand.

It investigates the likely outcomes of recent commonage acquisitions and tenure reform in the former 'Coloured Reserves' using case study material d.

High levels of poverty and food insecurity make the population less able to cope with increasingly harsh and variable climatic conditions. The increasing growth and strength of climate hazards have significant implications for household food security and income in already vulnerable communities in southern Zimbabwe.

food consumption. InCARE Zimbabwe assisted in establishing community garden projects in Mberengwa w Imbahuru Community Garden to accommodate the vulnerable groups to alleviate rural poverty.

Community gardens promoted food security as. The Role of Government and Public Policy in Poverty Alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa "This paper reviews recent literature on poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), focusing on the role of government and public policy.

It is prepared as part of the AERC research programme on Poverty, Income Distribution and Labour Market I. extension services and marketing. Other strategic documents focusing on food security, such as the CAADP, Zimbabwe Agriculture Investment Plan or Food and Nutrition Policy include as well access to land, increase food supply and promotion of non-agriculture income generating activities.

Land acquisition and use remain a critical issue of great policy relevance in developing countries such as Nigeria. This study therefore examined land acquisition and use in Nigeria within the context of food and livelihood security.

The chapter used secondary data obtained from the World Bank website, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and other sources. ABSTRACT The idea of communal tenure has formed a key plank in the rural governance of Zimbabwe since independence, but its retention following the Fast Track land reforms of – perpetuates a distinction between ‘commercial’ land governed by a land market and ‘communal’ land on which market transactions are illegal.

This article draws on recent research in Svosve Communal. The Omay communal lands are on the southern shores of Lake Kariba and are adjacent to Matusadona National Park (Murombedzi, ), as illustrated in Fig. They fall under the Nyaminyami District, in the Zambezi River basin (the location/region described in the introduction), which is one of the least developed districts in Zimbabwe.

The people in the Omay communal lands. s, see land as an alternative source of income and food security. Many land restitution claims relating to forced removals during the era of the white government have also not been addressed.

This blog post is part of a special series of analyses on the impacts of the COVID pandemic on national and global food and nutrition security, poverty, and development. The blog series is edited by IFPRI director general Johan Swinnen and A4NH director John McDermott. See the full series here.

semi-arid regions (regions IV and V). This is because most of Zimbabwe’s communal lands lie in the marginal agro-ecological region IV and V.

FAO () estimates that about 70% of Zimbabwe’s communal lands lie in regions IV and V. According to FAO (), findings large parts of the SADC are semi-arid, with erratic. However, an estimated 40 percent of people in SSA live below the poverty line, and both income and human poverty are increasing (UNEP 16).

This paper examines these complex sustainable development problems and suggests appropriate measures for reducing poverty, ensuring food security, fighting hunger and promoting a. While reiterating that the principles that led to land reform cannot be “challenged” or “reversed,” he called for a “commitment to the utilization of the land for national food security and for the recovery of our economy.” Zimbabwe as the breadbasket of Africa BeforeZimbabwe was known as the ‘breadbasket’ of Africa.Gender inequality both leads to and is a result of food insecurity.

According to estimates women and girls make up 60% of the world's chronically hungry and little progress has been made in ensuring the equal right to food for women enshrined in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Women face discrimination both in education and employment.This book is part of a series of food security books developed by Action Against Hunger - International (ACF 1) and is based upon a consolidation of experiences and in-vestigations over the past ten years on the field. This series looks at and develops spe-cific aspects of the different food security programmes, especially the technical tools.