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Growing Food for Growing Cities: Transforming Food Systems in an Urbanizing World

Growing Food for Growing Cities: Transforming Food Systems in an Urbanizing World

Feeding cities presents a major opportunity to improve the plight of millions of small-scale farmers and rural residents trapped in subsistence agriculture and joblessness. Participation in growing urban food markets can provide the rising incomes and rural employment urgently needed to meet rural food security challenges, alleviate rural poverty, and address the devastating lack of jobs among the demographic “youth bulge” in low-income countries.


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