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Sustainability and peasant farming systems: observations from Zimbabwe



Sustainability and peasant farming systems: observations from Zimbabwe



Agriculture and Human Values 14(2): 159-168



The problems of identifying whether peasant farming systems are sustainable are addressed. Any attempt at sustainability assessment needs to consider issues related to the selected indicators or performance criteria, spatial scale or boundaries, and temporal scale. While there is certainly a need for more rigorous analysis of sustainability issues, there is a limited outlook for an approach based on indicators.

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DOI: 10.1023/a:1007358823524


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