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By Gordon Prain,Nancy Karanja,Diana Lee-Smith

during the last twenty years, how has city agriculture replaced in sub-Saharan Africa? Is urban farming now greater built-in into environmental administration and town governance? And, taking a look forward, how could city agriculture deal with the wishes of the low-income families and modernizing towns of Africa?

In this e-book, major experts within the fields of city agriculture and concrete atmosphere current a distinct number of case reviews that examines the becoming function of neighborhood meals construction in city livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. among many concerns, the authors probe the altering function of city agriculture, the dangers and advantages of crop–livestock structures, and the possibilities for making in the neighborhood produced meals extra simply to be had and extra ecocnomic. Concluding chapters examine the coverage and governance implications of better integration of city normal assets and the equipped atmosphere, an multiplied function for city agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and the the most important function of girls in city meals systems.

African city Harvest can be of curiosity to decision-makers, improvement execs, researchers, teachers, and scholars and educators in city making plans, improvement reports, African reviews, and environmental studies.

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