Income and labour productivity of collection and use of indigenous fruit tree products in Zimbabwe

@article{Mithfer2003IncomeAL,
  title={Income and labour productivity of collection and use of indigenous fruit tree products in Zimbabwe},
  author={Dagmar Mith{\"o}fer and Hermann Waibel},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2003},
  volume={59},
  pages={295-305}
}
Rural people in Africa periodically rely on wild fruits to supplement their diet and to generate cash income. However, scientific evidence on the economics of using indigenous fruit tree (IFT) products is scarce. The objective of the study was to fill in some of the gaps for which farm-household surveys were conducted in Zimbabwe during 1999–2000. Gross margins and returns to labour in collection, use and sale of products of Uapaca kirkiana (Muell. Arg., Wild Loquat), Strychnos sp. (S… CONTINUE READING

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