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A city of farmers : informal urban agriculture in the open spaces of Nairobi, Kenya

Author: Donald B Freeman
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, Que. ; Buffalo, NY : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991.
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Urban agriculture, until now largely neglected, is of increasing economic significance in many African cities. Agriculture in the heart of the city is critical to the survival of very poor families  Read more...

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Freeman, Donald B.
City of farmers.
MontrØ̧eal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991
(DLC) 93109169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Freeman
ISBN: 9780773562806 077356280X
OCLC Number: 243500717
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 159 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Maps""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Preface""; ""Illustrations""; ""PART ONE: THE CONTEXT OF URBAN AGRICULTURE""; ""1 The Lure of the City""; ""2 Promises Unfulfilled: Life in the Urban Informal Sector""; ""3 Open Spaces and Colonial Views: The Early Years in Nairobi""; ""4 Open Space in the ""City Beautiful"": Nairobi as a Modern, Planned Capital""; ""PART TWO: KENYA'S URBAN FARMERS AND THEIR GARDENS""; ""5 Urban Food Production and Consumption in Six Kenyan Municipalities""; ""6 City Dwellers with Farming Backgrounds: Nairobi's Urban Cultivators"" ""7 Inner City Farmers and Suburban Cultivators: A Comparison""""8 Urban Farmland: Questions of Ownership""; ""9 The Role of Women Cultivators""; ""10 Maize, Beans, and What Else? Cultivation Practices of Nairobi's Urban Farmers""; ""11 Harsh Realities: Impediments and Problems of Urban Agriculture""; ""PART THREE: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE""; ""12 The Importance of Open-Space Farming to Urban Families""; ""13 The Importance of Urban Agriculture to the Community and the Nation""; ""Appendix I: The 1987 York�Kenyatta University Survey""; ""Appendix 2: Statistical Tables"" ""Glossary of Kiswahili Terms""""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
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