Comparative urban food geographies in Blantyre and Gaborone

  title={Comparative urban food geographies in Blantyre and Gaborone},
  author={Liam Riley and Alexander Legwegoh},
  journal={African Geographical Review},
  pages={52 - 66}
The geographical diversity of African cities creates context-specific strengths and weaknesses in household food security that come to light in the comparative case study presented in this paper. A recent survey of low-income households in 11 southern African cities found a much higher rate of food security in Blantyre (48%) relative to Gaborone (18%), which was a surprising finding considering Blantyre’s lower ‘development’ status in terms of urban infrastructure, economic opportunities and… 

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