Growing greener cities in Africa: first status report on urban and peri-urban horticulture in Africa

This report highlights a key component of sustainable urban development: urban and peri-urban horticulture (UPH). Based on an Africa-wide survey and on country case studies, it reviews the current state of UPH in cities across the continent. It presents major findings, profiles of urban and peri-urban horticulture in 22 countries, and recommendations for the development of market gardens to serve Africa’s rapidly growing urban population.

Read the report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

 

 

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Publication Type report
Publisher Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Year 2013
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