By Gordon Prain (auth.), Gordon Prain, Diana Lee-Smith, Nancy Karanja (eds.)
Over the earlier 20 years, how has city agriculture replaced in sub-Saharan Africa? Is urban farming now larger built-in into environmental administration and town governance? And, having a look forward, how may possibly city agriculture tackle the wishes of the low-income families and modernizing towns of Africa? during this booklet, best experts within the fields of city agriculture and concrete atmosphere current a different number of case stories 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 on hand and extra ecocnomic. Concluding chapters think of the coverage and governance implications of higher integration of city common assets and the equipped setting, an elevated position for city agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and the the most important function of ladies in city meals structures. African city Harvest could be of curiosity to decision-makers, improvement execs, researchers, lecturers, and scholars and educators in city making plans, improvement experiences, African reports, and environmental studies.