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Developing urban home gardens – Good practice guide

Guidance on producing food in urban areas including what to consider beforehand

2016 Available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese

Two women in northeast Brazil hold up buckets of fresh fruit

From: Reveal toolkit: Food and livelihoods

Tools for food security, agriculture and community development 

People living in urban areas can be vulnerable to changes in food prices. Helping urban households to produce small amounts of food will mean better nutrition and extra income from selling food or saving money otherwise used to buy food.

This tool introduces different ways of producing food in urban areas, as well as things to consider before getting started.

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