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Urban agriculture in Africa

Robert A. Obudho

Urban agriculture in Africa

a bibliographical survey

by Robert A. Obudho

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Published by African Studies Centre, Centre for Urban Research in Leiden, The Netherlands, Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Urban agriculture -- Africa -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementcompiled by R.A. Obudho and Dick W.J. Foeken.
      GenreBibliography.
      SeriesResearch report ;, 58/1999, Research reports (Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Afrika-Studiecentrum) ;, no. 58.
      ContributionsFoeken, D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5074.U72 O38 1999, S494.5.U72 O38 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3614341M
      ISBN 109054480386
      LC Control Number2002375384

        Urban Agriculture is not simply growing crops within the city limits, but rather the integration of agriculture into the urban economy and ecology. It therefore includes many more people than growers and laborers alone, such as land-owners, seed suppliers, credit agencies, vendors, consumers, waste managers, etc. Beyond food crops, it can. Leading the way in urban studies: urban planning, urban geography, land use, urban development, urban design, urban health, urban energy, urban governance and smart urban technologies. Springer’s publications in Urban Studies include high impact books, leading journals, monographs, edited volumes, book series, and reference works.

      The current and potential roles of urban agriculture differ from country to country. In countries that must export agricultural products to earn foreign exchange, urban agriculture can feed the cities while rural farmers concentrate on exports. In countries with a fragile ecology, the intensive production technology of urban agriculture and its. Urban agriculture thriving in East Africa during COVID Published On - SHARE THIS: By Richard Wetaya, 3 August For many of those living in and around Uganda’s capital city, COVID has presented opportunities to make a profit and contribute to Kampala’s food basket.

      Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture, San Francisco Martin Luther King School edible schoolyard, Berkeley Ancient city food systems, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Pakistan, Crete, Roman Algeria, Mexico, Peru & Central Africa.   This book provides a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge of the potential and challenges associated with the multiple roles, use, management and livelihood contributions of indigenous vegetables in urban agriculture in sub-Saharan : Taylor And Francis.


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