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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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In Nigeria, 19.9 million girls and women aged between 15 and 49 years underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) between 2004 and 2015, making it a red-flag nation in terms of the practice. The paper notes the issues of bodily, medical, sexual and psychological harm and disability associated with...

Author(s)
Owojuyigbe, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 014, pp 1-7

Culicidae comprise an important group of two-winged flies (Diptera) known as mosquitoes. The first piece of information we acquire about a mosquito is its scientific name. Reasons why it is important and useful to have that piece of information are discussed. Names are interesting and informative....

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 032, pp 1-3

This review provides an assessment of the evolution of hydrological modelling for Eastern Africa. We outline the historical development and perspectives considered as this region, like many regions around the world, sees increasing attention on how water resources can be sustainably developed. We...

Author(s)
Senkondo, W.; Tumbo, M.; Lyon, S. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 028, pp 1-26

Southern Africa is comprised of 15 members linked by economical and development reasons. The area has a high potential for agriculture but there are factors (climatic, economic, extension, social and soil) constraining production. Climate change is occurring fast, which has led to the current water ...

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Hargreaves M., M. J.; Riveros F., J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 063, pp 1-21

Invasive alien species (IAS) are among the leading threats to biodiversity, food security and human well-being. Opuntia (prickly pear cactus) is one of the most widespread and naturalized in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya, with extreme effects on rural livelihoods and the environment....

Author(s)
Githae, E. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 003, pp 1-9

Future strategies for sustainable food security will need to get greater productivity from available land, labour, water and other resources, producing more food, as much as possible, with reduced inputs. The System of Crop Intensification (SCI) which emerged from an agroecological production...

Author(s)
Berhe, T.; Gebretsadik, Z.; Uphoff, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 054, pp 1-12

Over the past five decades in Nigeria, the country's economy has dwindled due to poor adherence to agricultural policies, models and inconsistency to the approach that will lead to desirable and sustained agricultural growth. Meanwhile, the picture of budgetary allocations and actual expenditures...

Author(s)
Kwaghe, A. V.; Vakuru, C. T.; Ndahi, M. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 052, pp 1-21

A growing and increasingly urbanized global population will raise the pressures to intensify agricultural production systems, as the total surface area of arable lands remains constant or even diminishes in many parts of the world. Mainstream agricultural research and development have been...

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Stoop, W. A.; Sabarmatee; Pushpalatha Sivasubramanian; Ravindra, A.; Debashish Sen; Prasad, S. C.; Thakur, A. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 036, pp 1-19

Typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis have emerged as prominent causes of bloodstream infection in Africa with high fatalities up to 47%. The transmission routes of typhoidal and reservoir hosts of non-typhoidal Salmonella are not fully understood in Africa. Diverse challenges with in-country...

Author(s)
Oloso, N.; Fasina, F. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Heerden, H. van; Adesiyun, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 042, pp 1-11

Abattoirs are major sources of valuable information for animal disease outbreaks, but also an environment for transmission of meat-borne zoonoses, which may constitute a major threat to public health and food safety. This study aims to identify common abattoir zoonoses, the geographic distribution...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Ayodeji, I. O.; Oloso, N. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14

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