Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Food Security in Africa

Edited by Barakat Mahmoud

United States Department of Agriculture

This edited volume “Food Security in Africa” is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of food safety and availability, water issues, farming and nutrition. The book comprises single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the public health and food security research area. All chapters are complete in itself but united under a common research study topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on Africa’s food security challenges, quality of water, small-scale farming as well as economic and social challenges that this continent is facing. Hopefully, this volume will open new possible research paths for further novel developments.

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Food Security in AfricaEdited by Barakat Mahmoud

Published: January 20th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77894

ISBN: 978-1-78985-734-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-733-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-166-6

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

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1. Understanding Africa’s Food Security Challenges

By Mahamat Kabirou Dodo


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2. Regime Switch and Effect on Per Capita Food Security Issues in South Africa

By Sunday Yiseyon Hosu and Lubabalo Qamata


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3. Unlocking Water Issues Towards Food Security in Africa

By Nokuthula Vilakazi, Kumbukani Nyirenda and Emmanuel Vellemu


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4. Food Safety and Food Security in the Informal Sector

By Bukelwa Grwambi


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5. The Role of Small-Scale Farmers in Ensuring Food Security in Africa

By Samkelisiwe Nosipho Hlophe-Ginindza and N.S. Mpandeli


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6. Food and Nutrition Security in East Africa (Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan): Status, Challenges and Prospects

By Michael N.I. Lokuruka


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7. Food and Nutrition Security in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania): Status, Challenges and Prospects

By Michael N.I. Lokuruka


Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

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  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

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