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The contribution of diaspora remittances to household food security in the Tsholotsho District, Zimbabwe

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dc.contributor.author Marambanyika, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Ndlovu, Clara
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-15T13:19:06Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-15T13:19:06Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1536122480
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11408/3452
dc.description.abstract Zimbabwe has been experiencing economic crisis since the turn of the 21st century, resulting in most economical active people mainly in the southern districts, including Tsholotsho, migrating to surrounding countries in the SADC region, especially South Africa. Despise the prevailing semi-arid conditions affecting predominantly rain-fed agriculture being worsened by the apparent effects of climate change, human movements further disrupted food security strategies which local communities were accustomed to. Therefore, this paper assessed the contribution of diaspora remittances to household food security in Ward 9 Chefunye, Tsholotsho district in Zimbabwe. Data were collected through a questionnaire targeting a total of one hundred and twenty-four households receiving and not receiving remittances and key informant interviews with development partners, government departments and local leadership. A comparison ... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Nova Science Publishers en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Food Security, Threat Factors, Policies and Challenges: Jonathan Webb: editor;Chapter 4, p. 75-96
dc.subject Remittances en_US
dc.subject International migration en_US
dc.subject Food security en_US
dc.subject Rural areas en_US
dc.subject Livelihoods en_US
dc.title The contribution of diaspora remittances to household food security in the Tsholotsho District, Zimbabwe en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US


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