Domesticating and Commercializing Indigenous Fruit and Nut Tree Crops for Food Security and Income Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa

@inproceedings{Akinnifesi2008DomesticatingAC,
  title={Domesticating and Commercializing Indigenous Fruit and Nut Tree Crops for Food Security and Income Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Akinnifesi and Oluyede Clifford Ajayi and Gudeta Sileshi and Irene Kadzere and Adetutu I. Akinnifesi},
  year={2008}
}
Research on indigenous fruit and nuts has accumulated considerably in Sub-Saharan Africa, and their role is being recognized in the domain of poverty reduction. An ex ante impact analysis in southern Africa indicate that indigenous fruit can reduce vulnerability of rural households to income poverty. Hence, research has been on-going on development of long-term domestication strategies, selection of priority species, germplasm collection and tree genetic improvement, propagation systems and… CONTINUE READING
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