This book gives a comprehensive overview of urban and peri-urban vegetable farming in Ghana's major cities with a special focus on 'wastewater' use.  It ends with recommendations on how in a low-income country like Ghana, health risks for consumers could be effectively reduced, while simultaneously supporting the importand contribution of open-space urban and peri-urban agriculture.  The book highlights further research needs and will serve students, the academia and decision makers as an important resource.

Publication Details

  • Published: 2006
  • Publisher: Network of Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security,
  • ISBN-10: 9290906286
  • Dewey Decimal: 635.096
  • ECHO Library: 635.096 OBU