Food security in Southern African cities

  title={Food security in Southern African cities},
  author={Jonathan S. Crush and Alice J. Hovorka and Daniel Tevera},
  journal={Progress in Development Studies},
  pages={285 - 305}
Several decades of research on ‘urban agriculture’ have led to markedly different conclusions about the actual and potential role of household food production in African cities. In the context of rapid urbanization, urban agriculture is, once again, being advocated as a means to mitigate the growing food insecurity of the urban poor. This article examines the contemporary importance of household food production in poor urban communities in 11 different Southern African Development Community… 

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