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Cover for Improved household nutrition through home-grown produce and consumption of nutritious and healthy products.

This book chapter discusses the agricultural interventions that are both nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive that can be utilized to improve dietary diversity in combating undernutrition. In particular, this book chapter provides information on various meals based on home-grown products or...

Author(s)
Seetha Anitha; Afari-Sefa, V.; Kalumikiza, Z.; Mhango, K.; Mosha, I.; Muzanila, Y.; Mwangwela, A.; Ochieng, J.; Okori, P.; Tsusaka, T. W.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
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Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock integration in conservation agriculture.

Grazing livestock have been presented as an unsurmountable obstacle for Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Africa, because they consume organic cover. But grazing livestock can also make positive contributions to CA, while, if properly managed, sufficient organic cover can be left for soil erosion...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Kassam, A.; Duiker, S. W.; Zampaligre, N.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
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Cover for Food security and nutrition.

This chapter gives an overview of the relationship between food security and One Health. Topics that were highlighted are: the global governance of food and nutrition security; malnutrition; undernutrition; over nutrition; food waste; and systems approach to food security.

Author(s)
Gordon, I. J.; Alonso, S.; Crump, L.; Dominguez-Salas, P.; Garine-Wichatitsky, M. de
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
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Cover for Nutrition and food presentation.

This chapter contains questions on the food provided for animals in zoos and aquariums, its nutritional value and presentation, and the anatomy and physiology of digestive systems.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
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Cover for Cereal-legume cropping systems for enhanced productivity, food security, and resilience.

This chapter presents four approaches to the integration of legumes (such as soyabean, groundnut, and cowpea) in maize-dominated systems, through intercropping, efficient spatial arrangements, and legume-cereal sequences: (i) grain legume-maize rotations for increased yield stability on smallholder ...

Author(s)
Chikowo, R.; Chirwa, R.; Snapp, S.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture for climate smart agriculture in smallholder farming systems in Kenya.

Climate change is any significant change in climatic conditions. Such changes may negatively affect productivity of the rain-fed agriculture practised by over 75% of the smallholder Kenyan farmers. The effect leads to failure to sustainably provide adequate food and revenue to famers. It is on this ...

Author(s)
Micheni, A.; Gicheru, P.; Kitonyo, O.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
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Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of miscellaneous conditions in raptors such as air sac rupture, anticoagulant toxicity, bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasite infestation, egg binding, electrocution, emaciation, head trauma, lead poisoning, metabolic and ...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food safety and nutrition.

This book chapter focuses on a programme on improving human health through livestock research in three areas: (i) animal-source foods for nutrition; (ii) zoonoses (diseases transmitted between animals and people); and (iii) FBD. This was the first CGIAR group with an explicit food safety mandate...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Alonso, S.; Bett, B.; Lindahl, J.; Patel, E.; Hung Nguyen Viet; Roesel, K.; Unger, F.; Dominguez-Salas, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in food and healthy lifestyles: a global perspective.

This book contains 15 chapters that uses theories and frameworks from the mainstream consumer behaviour discipline but applies and discusses them in the context of food and drink. In addition, the book has incorporated new frameworks such as the model of the consumer decision-making process in...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book
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Cover for Consumer attitudes in food and drink.

This book chapter explains how attitudes affect consumer behaviour, understands how attitudes are different among consumers, discusses the theories and models that explain consumer attitudes, explains how attitudes are for, explains how consumer attitudes can be changed, and explain how the...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
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