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Cover for An overview.

This chapter briefly discusses vegetable production and marketing issues and constraints in Africa.

Author(s)
Waibel, H.; Mithöfer, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How do relative price changes alter land use decisions? Panel data evidence from the Manupali watershed, Philippines.

This chapter explores land use decisions made by farmers in the upper Manupali watershed, Philippines. A panel of farm-level data (1994-2002) is used to quantify responses to economic shocks, and thereby to understand the leverage that policies affecting agricultural prices can be expected to exert ...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Demeke, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lomé: urban agriculture in Lomé.

This chapter focuses on the production of commercial crops along the shoreline of Lomé, Togo. The main crops cultivated (vegetables, spices and herbs) and the nutrient sources (organic and inorganic fertilizers) are given. The socioeconomic conditions and the marketing strategies of peri-urban...

Author(s)
Schreurs, M. E. A.; Reuler, H. van
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Marketing and the consumer.

This chapter focuses on consumer trends in convenience marketing (fresh-cut produce and 'ripe and ready to eat' products), environmental and safety issues (packaging, use of fruit stickers, pesticide residues, labelling issues and energy sustainability) and organically produced fruits and...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supply chains for indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya: a gendered perspective.

This chapter brings a gender perspective to supply chain analysis and applies this to the supply chains (including production and marketing) of indigenous vegetables in urban and peri-urban areas of Uganda and Kenya. It finds that indigenous vegetables support a large number of small businesses...

Author(s)
Weinberger, K.; Pasquini, M.; Kasambula, P.; Abukutsa-Onyango, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter

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