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Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security

Author: Mark Redwood
Publisher: Ottawa, ON : International Development Research Centre ; London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A work on urban agriculture that examines strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanizing global south, it  Read more...

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Agriculture in urban planning.
Ottawa, ON : International Development Research Centre ; London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009
(DLC) 2008023954
(OCoLC)231946990
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Redwood
ISBN: 9781849770439 1849770433 9781435699472 1435699475 9781552504277 1552504271 9781136572050 1136572058
OCLC Number: 304713479
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 248 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Household food security among urban farmers in Nairobi, Kenya / Eunice Wambui Njogu --
Urban compost: a socio-economic and agronomic evaluation in Kumasi, Ghana / Nikita S. Eriksen-Hamel and George Danso --
Urban agriculture as a livelihood strategy in Lima, Peru / Luis Maldonado Villavicencio --
The social and economic implications of urban agriculture on food security in Harare, Zimbabwe / Charity Mutonodzo --
Urban agriculture and food security in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi / David Dalison Mkwambisi --
An analysis of the quality of wastewater used to irrigate vegetables in Accra, Kumasi and Tamale (Ghana) / Philip Amoah --
Water contamination and its impact on vegetable production in the Rímac River, Peru / Henry Juarez --
Wastewater use and urban agriculture in kinshasa, DR Congo / Kifuani Kia Mayeko --
The health impacts of farming on producers in Rosario, Argentina / Patricia Silvia Propersi --
Using participatory education and action research for health risk reduction amongst farmers in Dakar, Senegal / Nita Chaudhuri --
Complex ecologies and city spaces: social-ecological networks of urban agriculture / Laura J. Shillington --
Urban agriculture and physical planning: a case study of Zaria, Nigeria / Chuo Adamu Nsangu.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Redwood.
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'Some outstanding pieces of work.' - David Gibbon, Cambridge University Press, 2009. "Urban agriculture (UA) has many merits and this book is valuable addition to the knowledge as cities are adopting Read more...

 
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