Agriculture in urban planning [electronic resource] : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood.
Contributor(s): Redwood, Mark.Material type: BookPublisher: Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2009Description: xviii, 248 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781849770439 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Urban agriculture -- Developing countries | Sustainable development -- Developing countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to vie Also available in print edition
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Household food security among urban farmers in Nairobi, Kenya / Eunice Wambui Njogu -- 2. Urban compost : a socio-economic and agronomic evaluation in Kumasi, Ghana / Nikita S. Eriksen-Hamel and George Danso -- 3. Urban agriculture as a livelihood strategy in Lima, Peru / Luis Maldonado Villavicencio -- 4. The social and economic implications of urban agriculture on food security in Harare, Zimbabwe / Charity Mutonodzo -- 5. Urban agriculture and food security in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi / David Dalison Mkwambisi -- 6. An analysis of the quality of wastewater used to irrigate vegetables in Accra, Kumasi and Tamale, Ghana / Philip Amoah -- 7. Water contamination and its impact on vegetable production in the R�imac River, Peru / Henry Juarez -- 8. Wastewater use and urban agriculture in Kinshasa, DR Congo / Kifuani Kia Mayeko -- 9. The health impacts of farming on producers in Rosario, Argentina / Patricia Silvia Propersi -- 10. Using participatory education and action research for health risk reduction amongst farmers in Dakar, Senegal / Nita Chaudhuri -- 11. Complex ecologies and city spaces : social-ecological networks of urban agriculture / Laura J. Shillington -- 12. Urban agriculture and physical planning : a case study of Zaria, Nigeria / Chuo Adamu Nsangu -- 13. Conclusion
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