EXPENDITURE PATTERNS OF AGRICULTURAL HOUSEHOLDS IN LEBOWA AND VENDA: EFFECTS OF THE FARMER SUPPORT PROGRAMME ON FOOD SECURITY

The specific objective of this paper is to determine expenditure patterns of rural households with a view to evaluating factors which make households more food secured. Expenditure patterns of households participating in the Farmer Support Programme of DBSA were analysed and compared with no-participants in two areas, Lebowa and Venda. It is evident from the results of this study that a high proportion of rural households in Lebowa and Venda food insecured. Results also show that the provision of support services to subsistence farmers will help alleviate food insecurity.


Other Titles:
Bestedingspatrone van landbouhuishoudings in Lebowa en Venda: Die effek van die "Farmer Support Programme" op voedselsekerheid
Issue Date:
1992-12-1992-12-1992-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
0303-1853
Language:
English
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 31, Issue 4
Page range:
222-227




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