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  1. The import of wheat flour is the major driver for the high prices and low use of bakery products in non-producing tropical countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). These products’ high prices ...

    Authors: Patrick Ngirabakunzi Irakiza, Géant Basimine Chuma, Tresor Zongwe Lyoba, Marcelin Aganze Mweze, Jean Mubalama Mondo, Parent Kulimushi Zihalirwa, Sylvain Mapatano, Alphonse Zihalirwa Balezi and Gustave Nachigera Mushagalusa

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:28

    Content type: Research

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  2. The combinational/configurational effects of the agricultural information literacy indicators are believed to have an influence on the productivity performance of the horticultural crops. Previous studies have...

    Authors: Asmiro Abeje Fikadu and Girma Gezimu Gebre

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:24

    Content type: Research

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  3. Achieving food security is a global priority and a concern for most African countries, including Ghana. Food systems providing varied and healthy diets without compromising the natural resource base, such as i...

    Authors: Gideon Danso-Abbeam, Gilbert Dagunga, Dennis Sedem Ehiakpor, Abiodun A. Ogundeji, Edinam Dope Setsoafia and Joseph A. Awuni

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:35

    Content type: Research

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  4. In 2015, The United Nations (UN) established 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. In Latin America, the Pacific Alliance is integrated by Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Mexico, which the scientific act...

    Authors: Oscar Herrera-Calderon, Ricardo Ángel Yuli-Posadas, Gilmar Peña-Rojas, Vidalina Andía-Ayme, Renán Dilton Hañari-Quispe and Orlando Gregorio-Chaviano

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:34

    Content type: Research

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  5. The native Andean potatoes, despite their low yield, have a large diversity that is conserved by subsistence farmers in Peru, due to their culinary characteristics and other qualities. However, this diversity ...

    Authors: Edith Zevallos, Josue Inga, Fernando Alvarez, Karina Marmolejo, Rocio Paitan, Ines Viza, Dante Becerra, Gina Rixi and Cecilia Silva-Diaz

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:33

    Content type: Research

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  6. The aim of the study is identification of factors influencing the reduction of the potential maximum yield of winter wheat in weather conditions of dry farming in European part of Russia, Volgograd region. The...

    Authors: Mohammed A. Al-Gunaid, Irina I. Salygina, Maxim V. Shcherbakov, Vladislav N. Trubitsin and Peter P. Groumpos

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:32

    Content type: Research

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  7. Empowering women, land tilting to enhance the security of Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPRs) in agriculture vis-a-vis food and nutrition security are crucial in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goa...

    Authors: Mojisola Olanike Kehinde, Adebayo Musediku Shittu, Abigail Gbemisola Adeyonu and Maria Gbemisola Ogunnaike

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:25

    Content type: Research

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  8. There has been a piqued interest in alternative agricultural production systems that are environmentally friendly due to concerns on how sustainable it is to grow conventionally. However, in the producer’s poi...

    Authors: Sochinwechi Nwosisi, Prabodh Illukpitiya, Dilip Nandwani, Ismail Tubosun Arebi and Obinna Nwosisi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:27

    Content type: Research

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  9. Soil erosion is a major threat to the natural ecosystem and agricultural sector in the western part of Lattakia Governorate, Syrian Arab Republic. The main goals of this research are to investigate erosion ris...

    Authors: Alaa Khallouf, Swapan Talukdar, Endre Harsányi, Hazem Ghassan Abdo and Safwan Mohammed

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:22

    Content type: Research

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  10. Weather-related risks thwart agricultural productivity gains especially in the face of climate change. Agricultural insurance serves as a reliable risk mitigation instrument for coping with climate-related haz...

    Authors: Daniel Adu Ankrah, Nana Afranaa Kwapong, Dennis Eghan, Francis Adarkwah and Dominic Boateng-Gyambiby

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:19

    Content type: Research

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  11. Food security is considered a pivotal factor for the sustainable development of communities and focus on this issue in rural areas. More specifically, it is of paramount importance in developing countries. Acc...

    Authors: Atefeh Ahmadi Dehrashid, Masoud Bijani, Naser Valizadeh, Hossein Ahmadi Dehrashid, Bahram Nasrollahizadeh and Akbar Mohammadi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:17

    Content type: Research

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  12. Ghana’s smallholder share area under cultivation is witnessing a gradual decline, relative to the share of farmland under medium scale that is growing rapidly. Little attention has, however, been given to exam...

    Authors: Nana Afranaa Kwapong, Daniel Adu Ankrah, Jonathan Nicholas Anaglo and Enoch Yao Vukey

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:31

    Content type: Research

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  13. Livelihood diversification plays a decisive role for the reduction of poverty, food insecurity and to improve the welfare of rural communities. However, inadequate research attention has been given to explore ...

    Authors: Alemayehu Abera, Teshome Yirgu and Abera Uncha

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:30

    Content type: Research

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  14. Bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is a valuable commodity crop for local, regional and global markets. In Ethiopia, wheat ranks third after maize (Zea mays L.) and tef (Eragrostis tef Zucc.) in terms of total pr...

    Authors: Yared Semahegn, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Isack Mathew

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:18

    Content type: Research

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  15. Quality seed is at the core of the technological packages needed to increase crop production, nutrition, and rural wellbeing. However, smallholder farmers in Tanzania have limited access to affordable quality ...

    Authors: M. K. Kansiime, M. Bundi, J. Nicodemus, J. Ochieng, D. Marandu, S. S. Njau, R. F. Kessy, F. Williams, D. Karanja, J. A. Tambo and D. Romney

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:15

    Content type: Research

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  16. Small-scale poultry farming plays a major role as a source of income for farmers through the sale of birds and eggs. Furthermore, in households’ poultry products are a valuable source of protein in the diet—es...

    Authors: Letlhogonolo Selaledi, Matome Maake and Monnye Mabelebele

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:14

    Content type: Research

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  17. Wild edible plants (WEPs) have an important role for rural communities in safeguarding food security, nutritive variation and continued earnings. Their significance, management and utilization are not fully do...

    Authors: Leul Kidane and Alemu Kejela

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:29

    Content type: Research

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  18. The notion of leisure became pronounced more than 20 years ago when women who worked on or out of the farm came home to a “second shift,” which entailed domestic work and childcare. This gap continues today no...

    Authors: Eileen Bogweh Nchanji, Mercy Mutua, Collins Odhiambo, Yvonne Kiki Nchanji and David Karanja

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:12

    Content type: Research

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  19. Food insecurity remains a major concern worldwide. In North and South Kivu provinces, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, repeated wars and gender-based violence exacerbate the situation. However, little is ...

    Authors: Wyvine Ansima Bapolisi, Giovanfrancesco Ferrari, Ghislain Bisimwa and Sonja Merten

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:13

    Content type: Research

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  20. A broad scope of crop models with varying demands on data inputs is being used for several purposes, such as possible adaptation strategies to control climate change impacts on future crop production, manageme...

    Authors: Priscilla Ntuchu Kephe, Kingsley Kwabena Ayisi and Brilliant Mareme Petja

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:10

    Content type: Review

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  21. Worldwide, millets are regarded as a significant grain, however, they are the least exploited. Millet grain is abundant in nutrients and health-beneficial phenolic compounds, making it suitable as food and fee...

    Authors: Z. M. Hassan, N. A. Sebola and M. Mabelebele

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:16

    Content type: Review

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  22. Sustainable Development Goal 2 aims at ending hunger, achieving food security, improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture. Whilst some smallholder farmers are aware of this goal, others are not....

    Authors: Franklin Nantui Mabe, Eliasu Mumuni and Nashiru Sulemana

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:9

    Content type: Research

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  23. Agriculture contributes significantly to the welfare of smallholder farmers, but it has become highly susceptible to climate change, due to its reliance on the increasingly erratic rainfall patterns. Climate S...

    Authors: Angeline Mujeyi, Maxwell Mudhara and Munyaradzi Mutenje

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:4

    Content type: Research

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  24. Agriculture is considered an important strategy for overcoming many of the emergencies faced by rural households in developing countries. In rural Ethiopia household access to food largely depends on what the ...

    Authors: Dereje Derso Mengistu, Degefa Tolossa Degaga and Abraham Seyoum Tsehay

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:7

    Content type: Research

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  25. Climate change poses a threat to the sustainability of food production among small-scale rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa that are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Understanding farmers’ adaptations a...

    Authors: Francis Atube, Geoffrey M. Malinga, Martine Nyeko, Daniel M. Okello, Simon Peter Alarakol and Ipolto Okello-Uma

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:6

    Content type: Research

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  26. Adoption of improved agricultural technologies remains to be a promising strategy to achieve food security and poverty reduction in many developing countries. However, there are limited rigorous impact evaluat...

    Authors: Muluken G. Wordofa, Jemal Y. Hassen, Getachew S. Endris, Chanyalew S. Aweke, Dereje K. Moges and Debbebe T. Rorisa

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:5

    Content type: Research

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  27. Although traditional selective breeding has had a tremendous impact on both livestock and crop production in Africa, this has not kept pace with the high demand for animal and plant products on account of incr...

    Authors: Sethlina Naa Dodua Aryee, Dennis Owusu-Adjei, Richard Osei-Amponsah, Benjamin Skinner, Emmanuel Sowatey and Carole Anne Sargent

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:8

    Content type: Review

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  28. The impacts of climate change are affecting sustenance and livelihood of many rural farmers in Africa. The majority of these farmers have low adaptive capacity. This study investigates climate change impacts, ...

    Authors: Isaac Ayo Oluwatimilehin and Ayansina Ayanlade

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:3

    Content type: Research

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  29. Improving the productivity of grain legumes is important to address global challenges of food security and soil degradation. This study’s objective was to quantify the adoption of improved mungbean (Vigna radiata

    Authors: Teresa Sequeros, Justus Ochieng, Pepijn Schreinemachers, Papias H. Binagwa, Zenaida M. Huelgas, Ratri Tri Hapsari, Maurice Ogada Juma, Joseph Rajabu Kangile, Rael Karimi, Nur Khaririyatun, Emmanuel K. Mbeyagala, Henry Mvungi, Ramakrishnan Madhavan Nair, Losira Nasirumbi Sanya, Thi Tan Loc Nguyen, Siviengkhek Phommalath…

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:2

    Content type: Research

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  30. Integrated vegetable–poultry production system has recently attracted attention both from the scientific and policy making communities for its potential contribution to food security as well as the opportuniti...

    Authors: Naphtal Habiyaremye, Justus Ochieng and Thomas Heckelei

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:1

    Content type: Research

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  31. Biogenic fabrication of nanoparticles from naturally occurring biomaterials involves plants, herbs, bacteria and fungi using water as neutral solvent, while chemical synthesis involves hazardous chemicals and ...

    Authors: Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi, M. Rashid, A. Rahman, Tajuddin, Azamal Husen and Sumbul Rehman

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:17

    Content type: Research

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  32. The results of some studies have indicated the association between food insecurity and certain adverse pregnancy outcomes. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence of food insecurity in pregnant w...

    Authors: Farideh Kazemi, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi, Arezoo Shayan and Seyedeh Zahra Shahidi Yasaghi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:12

    Content type: Research

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  33. Traditional cost–benefit analysis of soybean production tends to largely focus on financial benefits to farmers, and less so on non-market co-benefits in sustaining smallholder farming systems. Relying solely ...

    Authors: Francis Akabo Asodina, Faizal Adams, Fred Nimoh, Emmanuel A. Weyori, Camillus Abawiera Wongnaa and John Edudes-Andvi Bakang

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:13

    Content type: Research

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  34. One of the most important issues in the agri-food industry and its supply chain is the existence of by-products, treated as wastes and discarded immediately to waste disposal. This treatment might lead to loss...

    Authors: Ruth Nattassha, Yuanita Handayati, Togar M. Simatupang and Manahan Siallagan

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:10

    Content type: Research

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  35. Sweetpotato is an important staple food crop worldwide. The genotype mainly influences the nutritional quality of its storage roots, but environmental conditions could produce significant variations in chemica...

    Authors: Amparo Rosero, Carlos Sierra, Iván Pastrana, Leiter Granda, José-Luis Pérez, Remberto Martínez, Julio Morelo, Laura Espitia, Hernando Araujo and Claudia De Paula

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  36. Aspergillus and their linked metabolites such as aflatoxins (AFs) are one of the extremely significant contaminants affecting food production around the world. The contamination of AFs has been identified in v...

    Authors: Muhammad Asif Asghar, Aftab Ahmed and Muhammad Arif Asghar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:8

    Content type: Research

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  37. Soil erosion and nutrient depletion threaten food security and the sustainability of agricultural production in sub-Saharan Africa. Estimating soil loss and identifying hotspot areas support combating soil deg...

    Authors: Gebrehana Girmay, Awdenegest Moges and Alemayehu Muluneh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:9

    Content type: Research

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  38. World population is projected to reach 9–11 billion by 2050, raising concerns about food system security and sustainability. Modeling food systems are often a way to understand current and future dynamics. The...

    Authors: Joshua-Michael Tomiyama, Daisuke Takagi and Michael B. Kantar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:6

    Content type: Research

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  39. There is a need for better evidence for the impact of plant breeding research on nutrient-rich crops such as pulses to guide policy-making and investment. Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L). Wilczek) is one of the major...

    Authors: Teresa Sequeros, Pepijn Schreinemachers, Lutz Depenbusch, Tun Shwe and Ramakrishnan Madhavan Nair

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. Widespread production and use of transgenic products across the world in recent decade has led to different reactions and point of views. Iran is also one of the consumers of these products. However, there has...

    Authors: Fatemeh Badghan, Razieh Namdar and Naser Valizadeh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:4

    Content type: Research

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