African Urban Harvest: Agriculture in the Cities of by Gordon Prain,Nancy Karanja,Diana Lee-Smith

By Gordon Prain,Nancy Karanja,Diana Lee-Smith

during the last twenty years, how has city agriculture replaced in sub-Saharan Africa? Is urban farming now greater built-in into environmental administration and town governance? And, having a look forward, how may well city agriculture handle the wishes of the low-income families and modernizing towns of Africa?

In this booklet, prime experts within the fields of city agriculture and concrete setting current a different choice of case stories that examines the transforming into position of neighborhood nutrients creation in city livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. among many concerns, the authors probe the altering position of city agriculture, the dangers and merits of crop–livestock structures, and the possibilities for making in the neighborhood produced nutrients extra simply on hand and extra ecocnomic. Concluding chapters think about the coverage and governance implications of higher integration of city typical assets and the outfitted setting, an increased function for city agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and the the most important function of girls in city foodstuff systems.

African city Harvest may be of curiosity to decision-makers, improvement pros, researchers, lecturers, and scholars and educators in city making plans, improvement stories, African reports, and environmental studies.

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