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Women feeding cities

Alice Hovorka

Women feeding cities

mainstreaming gender in urban argiculture and food security

by Alice Hovorka

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Published by Practical Action Pub. in Warwickshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in agriculture,
  • Women in the food industry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alice Hovorka, Henk de Zeeuw, and Mary Njenga
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6077.2.D44 W66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25059167M
    ISBN 101853396850
    ISBN 109781853396854
    LC Control Number2009285585
    OCLC/WorldCa277204170


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