Green Vegetable Supply in Dar es Salaam

Marc Wegerif

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 29 - City Region Food Systems, p.65-67 (2015)

This article constructs a picture of green vegetable growing and supply in Dar es Salaam by looking at the lives and work of a small trader and an urbanĀ  farmer. It reveals the importance of a range of distribution and trade networks and the integration of a wider city region, alongside urban and periurban production, for the large-scale supply of these vegetables to urban eaters. The livelihood benefit for the many actors involved is clear as are some of the threats emerging as the city changes.

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