Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 233

Full Length Research Paper

Using the sustainable livelihood approach to explore determinants of off-farm diversification by land reform beneficiaries in Sanyati District-Mashonaland West Province-Zimbabwe

Mapuva Jephias
  • Mapuva Jephias
  • Department of Geography and Development Studies, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Bindura University, Astra Campus, Bindura, Zimbabwe.
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Fadzai Machiya
  • Fadzai Machiya
  • Geography Department, Faculty of Science, Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 27 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 13 March 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2020


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