Urban Agriculture in South Africa

Urban Agriculture in South Africa

A Study of the Eastern Cape Province

eBook - 2012
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This volume includes quantitative and qualitative analysis of urban farming in relation to agricultural production and public policy in South Africa. Thornton shows the complexity of the issue as it relates to rampant unemployment and how it can quell certain social problems like a lack of food. Urban farming should, theoretically, be prolific in developing countries experiencing problems associated with modernization which creates food security issues. It also provides employment opportunities for urban poor, but this is met with stigmatizing among modern-thinking youth who want to avoid trad.
Publisher: Lewiston :, The Edwin Mellen Press,, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780773421905
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiii, 277 pages) : illustrations, maps


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