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Social Attitudes towards Kitchen Gardening

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  • Bushra Rehman

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    (Assistant Scientific Officer, Social Sciences Research Institute, National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad- Pakistan.)

  • Mehreen Faiza
  • Tabinda Qaiser
  • Dr. M. Azeem Khan
  • Dr. Akhtar Ali
  • Saima Rani
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    Abstract

    With the increase in population and the increasing trend of urbanizations leads towards a serious issue of food security and mal-nutrition. To cover come the mal nutrition in the household the concept of kitchen gardning was introduced over the centuries. Now this concept is very well know and taking success in developed and developing countries. So this study was designed to analyse the attitude of people towards kitchen gardning. For this purpose study was conducted on among 30 house holds in three different colonies of Islamabad. Rawal Town, Margalla Town, and Terlai. Results depict that 90% of the people practices the activity of kitchen gardening at their home and use their production for home consumption.

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    Volume (Year): 2 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January 2013)
    Pages: 27-34

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