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Variety for security: the role of households, markets and individuals in maintaining agrobiodiversity in Western Kenya

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Agricultural diversity, commonly referred to as agrobiodiversity, is that part of biodiversity that is geared towards agriculture and food production. Agrobiodiversity is said to contribute much to food, nutrition and health, but there is lack of data confirming this, particularly from Eastern Africa. By assessing the role of agrobiodiversity on small scale farms, local markets and food perceptions in six villages of Mumias and Vihiga districts in Western Kenya, the study sought to answer ...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-11-15

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