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Author Fall, Safiétou Touré
Title Cités horticoles en sursis? L'agriculture urbaine dans les grandes Niayes au Sénégal
Imprint Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2001
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Note Intro -- Table Des Matières -- Préface -- Introduction -- Chapitre 1 Caractéristiques de la zone des Niayes -- Chapitre 2 Typologie des systèmes de production agricoles urbains -- Chapitre 3 L'horticulture, une activité agricole majeure -- Chapitre 4 Interactions horticulture-élevage : potentiel du système et contraintes -- Chapitre 5 Impact du système de production horticole sur l'environnement des Niayes -- Chapitre 6 Intégration de l'horticulture et de l'élevage : études de cas -- Conclusion générale: Quelle agriculture urbaine pour le Sénégal ? -- Annexe 1 Sigles et acronymes -- Annexe 2 Liste des collaborateurs -- Annexe 3 Bibliographie
The production crisis in rural agricultural systems is stimulating urban agriculture and particularly, horticulture and livestock. These two sectors together absorb a fraction of the rural migrants, lead to the creation of cash activities, and bring in profits thanks to the farmers' proximity to urban markets. This study examines the case of Senegal's Niayes Zone, a narrow coastal stretch between Dakar and Saint-Louis that has supplied the bulk of Senegal's horticultural products for several decades. A multidisciplinary team of researchers and technicians conducted an in-depth study of the production systems, land tenure problems, interactions between horticulture and cattle rearing, environmental disruptions, and strategies used by the different stakeholders. The research sheds light over the fragility of peri-urban agriculture. Its authors show how it is competing against a fast-developing housing sector that is taking over more arable land every day thus causing severe environmental damage and undermining current production systems
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Fall, Safiétou Touré Cités horticoles en sursis? L'agriculture urbaine dans les grandes Niayes au Sénégal Ottawa : International Development Research Centre,c2001 9780889369368
Subject Urban agriculture -- Senegal.;Urban vegetation management -- Senegal.;Horticulture -- Senegal
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Alt Author Fall, Abdou Salam
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