Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behaviour of three staple vegetables in Lusaka, Zambia.

This chapter presents a comparative assessment of the marketing structure and price behaviour of three major vegetables (tomatoes, onions and rape) in the capital of Zambia. The lessons learned from this research are relevant to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa. One is that the growing...

Author(s)
Tschirley, D.; Hichaambwa, M.; Mwiinga, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An approach to strengthening vegetable value chains in East Africa: potential for spillovers.

This chapter assesses the possibilities of strengthening the vegetable value chains (including production and marketing) in East Africa through capitalizing on potential spillovers from export to domestic sectors. This approach is based on identifying and describing examples of potential...

Author(s)
Lenné, J. M.; Ward, A. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adding value to compost from urban household and market refuse in Lomé.

A pilot compost station using organic wastes from households and markets, which has been running in Lomé, Togo, since September 1999, is described. The station aims to produce composts for vegetable farmers, not only for soil amelioration but also for phytosanitary purposes (pest and disease...

Author(s)
Kessler, A.; Helbig, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995489)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Subject Topics