Sustainability and urban food supply in Africa

Lynch, Kenneth (1995) Sustainability and urban food supply in Africa. Sustainable Development, 3 (2). pp. 79-88. ISSN 1099-1719

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Abstract

Agenda 21 has made a major contribution to a range of aspects of development initiatives, of which one chapter, Chapter Seven, focuses on sustainable human settlements. There are a growing number of publications on issues relating to food supply to urban areas in the less developed world. These publications have several focuses, particularly fruit and vegetables, urban agriculture and food marketing. The main aspects of the chapter of Agenda 21 relating to sustainable human settlements are discussed and also the role that the emerging research on urban food systems suggests can be played in establishing sustainable development in cities in less developed countries. Particular attention is paid to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Urban Food, Food Security, Tanzania
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General) > S589.75 Agriculture and the environment
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Natural & Social Sciences > Environmental Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Kenny Lynch
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2016 17:47
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 06:34
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3121

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