Smallholder aquaculture diversifies livelihoods and diets thus improving food security status: evidence from northern Zambia | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
January 2024
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
LP-CGIAR-0179
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Much has been made of the potential for aquaculture to improve rural livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Africa, though little evidence exists to back such claims. This study, conducted in northern Zambia, assessed the benefits of adopting aquaculture by comparing a sample of households with (n = 177) and without fishponds (n = 174).

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Kaminski, A.M. , Cole, S.M. , Johnson, J. , Thilsted, S.H. , Lundeba, M. , Genschick, S. , Little, D.C.

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CGIAR (CGIAR)

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.