Financial and economic aspects of urban vegetable farming

This chapter explores some of the financial and economic aspects of urban and peri-urban agriculture in Ghana. Cost-benefit analysis comparisons were made of farm finances of common rural, peri-urban and urban farming systems. Substudies also tried to quantify benefits for society and to cost externalities related to soil nutrient depletion, pesticide use and urban malaria.


Issue Date:
2014
Publication Type:
Book/ Chapter
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/208748
Total Pages:
pp.38-50.
Note:
In Drechsel, Pay; Keraita, B. (Eds.) Irrigated urban vegetable production in Ghana: characteristics, benefits and risk mitigation. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI).




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