The Resource African Urban Harvest : Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda, edited by Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja, (electronic resource)

African Urban Harvest : Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda, edited by Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja, (electronic resource)

Label
African Urban Harvest : Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda
Title
African Urban Harvest
Title remainder
Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja
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Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Over the past two decades, how has urban agriculture changed in sub-Saharan Africa? Is city farming now better integrated into environmental management and city governance? And, looking ahead, how might urban agriculture address the needs of the low-income households and modernizing cities of Africa? In this book, leading specialists in the fields of urban agriculture and urban environment present a unique collection of case studies that examines the growing role of local food production in urban livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. Amongst many issues, the authors probe the changing role of urban agriculture, the risks and benefits of crop–livestock systems, and the opportunities for making locally produced food more easily available and more profitable. Concluding chapters reflect on the policy and governance implications of greater integration of urban natural resources and the built environment, an expanded role for urban agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and the crucial role of women in urban food systems. African Urban Harvest will be of interest to decision-makers, development professionals, researchers, academics, and students and educators in urban planning, development studies, African studies, and environmental studies
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Also available in print version.
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363.87096091732
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Language note
English
LC call number
HD1401-2210.2
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • International Development Research Centre (Canada)
  • Prain, Gordon.
  • Lee-Smith, Diana.
  • Karanja, Nancy.
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  • Agricultural economics
  • Development economics
  • Economic policy
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Economic Policy
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African Urban Harvest : Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda, edited by Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library publishers collection
Antecedent source
mixed
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online resource
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not applicable
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text
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  • txt
Contents
Cameroon -- The Institutional and Regional Context -- Urban Agriculture in Africa: What Has Been Learned? -- Urban Farming Systems in Yaoundé – Building a Mosaic -- Crop–Livestock Integration in the Urban Farming Systems of Yaoundé -- Institutional Development of Urban Agriculture – An Ongoing History of Yaoundé -- Uganda -- Changing Trends in Urban Agriculture in Kampala -- Can Schools be Agents of Urban Agriculture Extension and Seed Production? -- Identifying Market Opportunities for Urban and Peri-Urban Farmers in Kampala -- Health Impact Assessment of Urban Agriculture in Kampala -- Kenya -- Recycling Nutrients from Organic Wastes in Kenya’s Capital City -- Crop–Livestock–Waste Interactions in Nakuru’s Urban Agriculture -- Benefits and Selected Health Risks of Urban Dairy Production in Nakuru, Kenya -- Urban Agroforestry Products in Kisumu, Kenya: A Rapid Market Assessment -- Urban Agriculture and Institutional Change -- IDRC and Its Partners in Sub-Saharan Africa 2000–2008 -- The Contribution of Research–Development Partnerships to Building Urban Agriculture Policy
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unknown
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1 online resource (328 p.)
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multiple file formats
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online
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Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786612953460
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uncompressed
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computer
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  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4419-6250-8
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absent
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access
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000069851
  • (EBL)883864
  • (OCoLC)698114961
  • (SSID)ssj0000466774
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  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000466774
  • (PQKBWorkID)10466284
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  • (DE-He213)978-1-4419-6250-8
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  • (CaBNvSL)slc00225868
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3272640
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000069851
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African Urban Harvest : Agriculture in the Cities of Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda, edited by Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library publishers collection
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Cameroon -- The Institutional and Regional Context -- Urban Agriculture in Africa: What Has Been Learned? -- Urban Farming Systems in Yaoundé – Building a Mosaic -- Crop–Livestock Integration in the Urban Farming Systems of Yaoundé -- Institutional Development of Urban Agriculture – An Ongoing History of Yaoundé -- Uganda -- Changing Trends in Urban Agriculture in Kampala -- Can Schools be Agents of Urban Agriculture Extension and Seed Production? -- Identifying Market Opportunities for Urban and Peri-Urban Farmers in Kampala -- Health Impact Assessment of Urban Agriculture in Kampala -- Kenya -- Recycling Nutrients from Organic Wastes in Kenya’s Capital City -- Crop–Livestock–Waste Interactions in Nakuru’s Urban Agriculture -- Benefits and Selected Health Risks of Urban Dairy Production in Nakuru, Kenya -- Urban Agroforestry Products in Kisumu, Kenya: A Rapid Market Assessment -- Urban Agriculture and Institutional Change -- IDRC and Its Partners in Sub-Saharan Africa 2000–2008 -- The Contribution of Research–Development Partnerships to Building Urban Agriculture Policy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786612953460
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4419-6250-8
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000069851
  • (EBL)883864
  • (OCoLC)698114961
  • (SSID)ssj0000466774
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337616
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000466774
  • (PQKBWorkID)10466284
  • (PQKB)11753206
  • (DE-He213)978-1-4419-6250-8
  • (CEL)435585
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00225868
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3272640
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000069851
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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