publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Potentials and Utilization of Indigenous Fruit Trees for Food and Nutrition Security in East Africa

Benard O. Muok;
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  • Published: 05 Mar 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
<strong>Although global food production has substantially increased in the past few decades, nearly 870 million people still live in hunger today, most of them in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. The harvesting, utilization and marketing of indigenous fruit trees and nuts have been central to the livelihoods of majority of rural communities throughout Africa and can make a difference during period of famine and food scarcity. </strong><strong>Given the important role that IFTs play, concerted effort is needed to promote their utilization and commercialization for improved livelihoods in eastern Africa. This paper is based on a survey conducted to identify prio...
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free text keywords: drylands, East Africa, indigenous fruit trees, priority
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Potentials and Utilization of Indigenous Fruit Trees for Food and Nutrition Security in East Africa

Benard O. Muok;