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Table 5 Details of the contribution of edible weeds to household livelihoods in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe

From: Use of weeds as traditional vegetables in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe

Uses Response (%), n = 147
Edible weeds useful for family’s food supply and nutrition 100
Edible weeds useful as traditional medicines 21.1
Edible weeds reduce levels of poverty and inequalities 10.2
Edible weeds sold on local markets supplement family’s income 8.2
Edible weeds exchanged with other goods and services 2.0
  1. Some respondents indicated more than one response.