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Cover for The marketing of vegetables in a Northern Ghanaian City: implications and trajectories.

This chapter argues that the market function of urban agriculture (UA), alongside specific characteristics of the urban zone, allows urban farmers and marketers to reconnect the ecological to the social and economic within their livelihood strategies. Referring to urban political ecology and...

Author(s)
Bellwood-Howard, I.; Nchanji, E. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reducing pre- and postharvest losses and marketing surpluses.

This chapter discusses ways in which pre- and post-harvest losses in vegetable crops can be reduced using for example pesticides and integrated pest management (IPM). It then outlines the types of markets where any surplus produce can be sold by the subsistence farmer.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter