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Food security in Zimbabwe a case-study of approaches adopted to achieve national and household food security



Food security in Zimbabwe a case-study of approaches adopted to achieve national and household food security



DEEP, Development Education Exchange Papers ( NOVEMBER): 17-23



The strategies adopted to improve household and national food security and their impact in Zimbabwe are discussed. The government's policies focus on enhancing production of both cash and food crops by the large scale commercial farmers and the small farm subsector. The strategies included: incentive producer prices for food and cash crops; improvement in situations serving farmers, particularly credit, extension and agricultural research; and improvement in infrastructure servicing farmers.

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