Determinants of rural household dietary diversity : The case of Amatole and Nyandeni districts , South Africa

@inproceedings{Taruvinga2014DeterminantsOR,
  title={Determinants of rural household dietary diversity : The case of Amatole and Nyandeni districts , South Africa},
  author={Amon Taruvinga and Voster Muchenje and Abbyssinia Mushunje},
  year={2014}
}
The emerging interest in household dietary diversity against dietary quantity presents an opportunity to estimate household food security. Using household cross-sectional survey data from rural communities in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa (N=181), the paper estimated determinants of rural household dietary diversity. Regression results suggest a positive influence of participation in irrigation schemes, gender, education, income, access to home gardens and ownership of small… CONTINUE READING

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