Can Schools be Agents of Urban Agriculture Extension and Seed Production?
With increasing recognition of the role of agriculture in the livelihoods of urban and peri-urban communities all over the world, attention is focusing on it as one possible mechanism toward achievement of the Millennium Development Goals on hunger, poverty and the alleviation of urban slum conditions. This chapter describes an experiment aimed at improving urban and peri-urban agriculture outputs in the city of Kampala by working with schools.
KeywordsUrban Agriculture Maize Variety Household Food Security Agriculture Extension Demonstration Plot
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