Plant Fibre Crafts Production, Trade and Income in Eswatini, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Posted on 14.04.2021 - 12:57
The production of plant fibre products is considered a promising pathway for contributing to people’s livelihoods particularly in developing countries, where economic options might be limited. However, there are limited comparative studies across countries on plant fibre products, making it difficult to examine how local and broader biophysical, socioeconomic, cultural and policy contexts influence craft production patterns in terms of primary plant resources used, products made and contributions to livelihoods. Using household surveys for data collection, this paper presents findings from a comparative analysis of plant fibre craft production and income in three southern African countries, Eswatini, Malawi and Zimbabwe

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Thondhlana, Gladman; Pullanikkatil, Deepa; Shackleton, Charlie M. (2021): Plant Fibre Crafts Production, Trade and Income in Eswatini, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Rhodes University. Collection. https://doi.org/10.21504/RUR.c.5388470.v1
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Gladman Thondhlana
Deepa Pullanikkatil
Charlie M. Shackleton
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