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  1. Rene van Veenhuizen Urban agriculture is a dynamic concept that comprises a variety of livelihood systems ranging from subsistance production and processing at the household level to more commercial agriculture. This FAO document explores contriutions of UA and UPA (peri-urban) to soiclal, economic and ecological...
    630.917 FAO
  2. H. G. P. Jansen.
    635.095 JAN
  3. Robert Brook et al This book describes research conducted so far in the two selected case study city-regions: Kumasi in Ghana and Hubi-Dharwad in India. The knowledge generated is consolidated here, gaps in knowledge identified and implications for livelihoods of peri-urban dwellers described.
    304.28 BRO
  4. This book shows similarities and differences in how resources may be effectively managed to provide sufficient food supplies for city residents.
    338.109 AVR
  5. Jeroen H.J. Ensink et al This report deals with the environmental aspects of the study of health, environment and socioeconomic aspects of irrigation with untreated wastewater. The objectives of the study were to identify the environmental impacts of wastewater use in a small town in Pakistan, and to estimate water and...
    363.728 ENS
  6. Emmanuel Obuobie et al 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...
    635.096 OBU
  7. Jeroen Boland This Agrodok targets those who want to grow vegetables and other crops for their families or for the local market in urban and peri-urban areas. Factors that urban agriculturalists and gardeners need to take into consideration when selecting where to plant their crops and the best methods of...
    635 AGR | PD.014
  8. FAO Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, fit well into smallholder farming systems: cheap to buy and maintain, easy to work with and to market, they are widely distributed throughout the world, but policy-makers and administrators tend to overlook their contributions to the economy and rural and...
    636.300 FAO
  9. Andrew Speedy et al This publication reviewed the various milk production systems in the tropical areas (humid and dry) accoring to agro-climatic and technical, exonomical and sociological conditions including special situations like peri-urban production systems. It also reviewed new knowledge in ruminat digestion...
    636.206 FAO
  10. Simb Simb, T. Access to clean water remains a priority in Africa, with improving access key to fighting water-borne disease. To facilitate such access in rural and peri-urban areas, this technical manual describes how to make a submerged hand pump from materials available locally. It aims particularly at...
    621.64 SIM