Growing Hope: How Urban Gardens Are Empowering War-Affected Liberians and Harvesting a New Generation of City Farmers

  • Christina HolderEmail author


This chapter details the stories of women who survived Liberia’s brutal civil war and turned to gardening as a means of rebuilding hope and ensuring food security. Despite limited space and resources, gardens arising in war-torn Liberia offer an example of greening in the red zone.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DurhamUSA

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