Urban Agriculture in El Alto: An experience of revitalisation

Oscar Rea Campos

In: UA Magazine no. 21 - Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development: A role for urban agriculture?, pp. 32-33

The structural food crisis in the city of El Alto has had an especially negative impact on the lives of the poorest families. Urban agriculture is one of the alternative strategies initiated to improve their food security, but also to enhance the social inclusion of the women involved, who have more time available than the men and who can develop additional skills through this activity.

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