publication . Article . 1998

Urban agriculture and urban poverty alleviation: South African debates

Rogerson, Christian M.;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 1998
Abstract
Growing international attention has focussed on the potential role of urban agriculture in poverty alleviation. The aim in this paper is to analyse the existing challenge of urban poverty in South Africa and examine the potential role of urban agriculture as a component of a pro-poor urban development strategy.
Subjects
free text keywords: Community/Rural/Urban Development, Food Security and Poverty,

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