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Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood.

Contributor(s): Redwood, Mark.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009Description: xviii, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415507363 (pbk.).Subject(s): Urban agriculture -- Developing countries | Sustainable development -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 630.91732 RED
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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