Understanding the contribution of wild edible plants to rural social-ecological resilience in semi-arid Kenya

@inproceedings{Shumsky2014UnderstandingTC,
  title={Understanding the contribution of wild edible plants to rural social-ecological resilience in semi-arid Kenya},
  author={Stephanie Shumsky and Gordon M. Hickey and Bernard R. Pelletier and Timothy C. Johns},
  year={2014}
}
Wild edible plants (WEPs) are known to make important contributions to food baskets and livelihoods in the smallholder and subsistence farming communities of sub-Saharan Africa. As a result, protecting and promoting the sustainable use of WEPs in concert with more mainstream agricultural innovation efforts has the potential to build household resilience to food insecurity. There is, however, a need to better understand how WEPs contribute to rural livelihoods on a daily basis and act as… CONTINUE READING

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