Are food insecure smallholder households making changes in their farming practices? Evidence from East Africa

  title={Are food insecure smallholder households making changes in their farming practices? Evidence from East Africa},
  author={Patti Kristjanson and Henry Neufeldt and Anja Gassner and Joash Mango and Florence Birungi Kyazze and Solomon Desta and George Sayula and Brian C Thiede and Wiebke F{\"o}rch and Philip K. Thornton and Richard Coe},
  journal={Food Security},
We explore the relationship between farming practice changes made by households coping with the huge demographic, economic, and ecological changes they have seen in the last 10 years and household food security. We examine whether households that have been introducing new practices, such as improved management of crops, soil, land, water, and livestock (e.g. cover crops, micro-catchments, ridges, rotations, improved pastures, and trees) and new technologies (e.g. improved seeds, shorter-cycle… Expand

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