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Worldbank report on Urban Agriculture

This publication by the World bank provides an in-depth view of the impacts of urban agriculture on income, food security and nutrition, and its role in creating cities that are green, inclusive, and sustainable. The report is based on studies conducted by the RUAF Foundation in Accra, Bangalore, Lima and Nairobi in 2012.

The State of African Cities 2014

This report, prepared by UN-Habitat, ICLEI-Africa and UCLG-Africa, reviews the daunting challenges in African cities and argues for a bold re-imagining of prevailing urban development based on a thorough review of all available options including urban agriculture. Various cases are presented, including ones supported by RUAF.