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This research established the type and distribution of urban and peri-urban agriculture production systems in Nairobi County, Kenya. Results revealed that crops only were grown in Kamukunji district (58.8%) while mixed farming was practiced mainly in Starehe district (39.1%). Multi-storey (42.5%)...

Author(s)
Ogendi, M. N.; Mukundi, J. B.; Orege, M. O.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
RUFORUM Fourth Biennial Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, 19-25 July 2014, 2014, pp 339-343

This paper reports on two simple technologies (sack gardening and mini greenhouses) that are helping urban dwellers in Kenya to grow fresh produce in very small spaces. The result is more varied diets for families and extra income from the sale of surplus output.

Author(s)
Kamadi, G.
Publisher
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Spore, 2012, No.157, pp 18-19

Within the urban environment, urban agriculture faces myriad of challenges ranging from type of practices employed, through to production systems, to quality and safety of produce. An investigation was done to characterise urban agricultural farming practices and spatial nature of production...

Author(s)
Mukundi, J. B.; Onyango, M. O.; Masinde, P. W.; Muthoka, N.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
RUFORUM Fourth Biennial Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, 19-25 July 2014, 2014, pp 361-364

Short-term hunger caused by inability of parents to pay for or pack lunch for their children threatens success of Universal Primary Education in Uganda. School gardening if properly introduced offers a sustainable solution that empowers the pupils to gain life skills in agriculture and to produce...

Author(s)
Kibwika, P.; Kyazze, F.; Loga, D.; Apolot, S.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on "Building capacity for food security in Africa", Entebbe, Uganda, 20-24 September 2010, 2010, pp 1841-1846

A survey on the formation of floating islands and floating water gardens of Inle Lake, both in use and non-use, conducted from the botanical point of view, is presented. Six species of plants that are said to be the pioneers for the formation of floating inlands were analysed through their general...

Author(s)
Khin Win Myint; Kyaw Win Maung
Publisher
Myanmar Academy of Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Sciences, Yangon, Myanmar
Citation
Journal of Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Sciences, 2001, March, pp 79-93

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