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Changing Trends in Urban Agriculture in Kampala

  • Sonii David
  • Diana Lee-Smith
  • Julius Kyaligonza
  • Wasike Mangeni
  • Sarah Kimeze
  • Lucy Aliguma
  • Abdelrahman Lubowa
  • George W. Nasinyama
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Abstract

Kampala in the 21st century is the showcase of Uganda’s economic, political and social transformation following the economic decay and civil war of the 1970s and 1980s. A capital city that reflects the country’s diversity, it is also the site of the historic Buganda Kingdom and its traditions, including agriculture. This and other socio-economic factors have contributed to agriculture being a visible part of the city’s life.

Keywords

Food Security Farming Household Urban Slum Napier Grass Mixed Crop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonii David
    • 1
  • Diana Lee-Smith
    • 2
  • Julius Kyaligonza
    • 3
  • Wasike Mangeni
    • 4
  • Sarah Kimeze
    • 5
  • Lucy Aliguma
    • 6
  • Abdelrahman Lubowa
    • 7
  • George W. Nasinyama
    • 8
  1. 1.Sustainable Tree Crops ProgramInternational Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)AccraGhana
  2. 2.Mazingira InstituteNairobiKenya
  3. 3.formally Urban Harvest, c/o Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive MedicineMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda
  4. 4.Department of SociologyMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda
  5. 5.Agency for Interregional Development (AFID)KampalaUganda
  6. 6.Investing In Agricultural Innovations (Invagri) Ltd.KampalaUganda
  7. 7.College of Health SciencesMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda
  8. 8.Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive MedicineMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda

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