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African indigenous vegetables in urban agriculture

Author: C M Shackleton; M Pasquini; Axel W Drescher
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a synthesis of knowledge of potential and challenges associated with multiple roles, management and livelihood contributions of indigenous vegetables in urban agriculture in sub-Saharan  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C M Shackleton; M Pasquini; Axel W Drescher
ISBN: 9781844077151 1844077152
OCLC Number: 277204323
Description: xxix, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Urban food systems and African indigenous vegetables : defining the spaces and places for African indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban agriculture / Bianca Ambrose-Oji --
Urban and peri-urban agriculture in African cities / Andreas de Neergaard, Axel W. Drescher, Christophe Kouamé --
Biodiversity of African vegetables / Patrick Maundu, Enoch Achigan-Drako, Yasuyuki Morimoto --
Nutritional contributions of important African indigenous vegetables / Ray-Yu Yang, Gudrun B. Keding --
Production and harvesting systems for African indigenous vegetables / Mel O. Oluoch [and others] --
The production of African indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban agriculture : a comparative analysis of case studies from Benin, Kenya and South Africa / Margaret W. Pasquini [and others] --
Marketing of African indigenous vegetables along urban and peri-urban supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa / Katinka Weinberger, Germain N. Pichop --
Integration of urban agriculture into spatial planning / Wakuru Magigi, Axel W. Drescher --
African indigenous vegetables in urban agriculture : recurring themes and policy lessons fro the future / Charlie M. Shackleton, Margaret W. Pasquini, Axel W. Drescher.
Responsibility: edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Margaret W. Pasquini and Axel W. Drescher.

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