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Irrigated urban vegetable production in Ghana: characteristics, benefits and risks

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  • Obuobie, Emmanuel
  • Keraita, Bernard
  • Danso, George
  • Amoah, Philip
  • Cofie, Olufunke O.
  • Raschid-Sally, Liqa
  • Drechsel, Pay

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  • Obuobie, Emmanuel & Keraita, Bernard & Danso, George & Amoah, Philip & Cofie, Olufunke O. & Raschid-Sally, Liqa & Drechsel, Pay, 2006. "Irrigated urban vegetable production in Ghana: characteristics, benefits and risks," IWMI Books, Reports H039283, International Water Management Institute.
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    2. Probst, Lorenz & Houedjofonon, Elysée & Ayerakwa, Hayford Mensah & Haas, Rainer, 2012. "Will they buy it? The potential for marketing organic vegetables in the food vending sector to strengthen vegetable safety: A choice experiment study in three West African cities," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(3), pages 296-308.
    3. Victor Owusu & John-Eudes Bakang & Robert Abaidoo & Modeste Kinane, 2012. "Perception on untreated wastewater irrigation for vegetable production in Ghana," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 135-150, February.
    4. Bernard Keraita & Pay Drechsel & Flemming Konradsen, 2008. "Perceptions of farmers on health risks and risk reduction measures in wastewater-irrigated urban vegetable farming in Ghana," Journal of Risk Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(8), pages 1047-1061, December.
    5. Drechsel, Pay & Cofie, Olufunke & Niang, Seydou, 2008. "Sustainability and resilience of the urban agricultural phenomenon in Africa," IWMI Books, Reports H041597, International Water Management Institute.
    6. Owusu, Victor, 2012. "Assessing Consumer Willingness to Pay a Premium for Organic Food Product: Evidence from Ghana," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 123394, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    7. Scheierling, S. M., 2010. "Improving wastewater use in agriculture: an emerging priority," IWMI Working Papers H043153, International Water Management Institute.
    8. Amerasinghe, Priyanie & Cofie, Olufunke & Larbi, T. O. & Drechsel, Pay, 2013. "Facilitating outcomes: multi-stakeholder processes for influencing policy change on urban agriculture in selected West African and South Asian cities," IWMI Reports 201010, International Water Management Institute.
    9. Lux, Alexandra & Janowicz, Cedric, 2009. "Water use options for regional development. Potentials of new water technologies in Central Northern Namibia," MPRA Paper 17479, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Qadir, M. & Wichelns, D. & Raschid-Sally, L. & McCornick, P.G. & Drechsel, P. & Bahri, A. & Minhas, P.S., 2010. "The challenges of wastewater irrigation in developing countries," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 97(4), pages 561-568, April.
    11. Abdulai, Awudu & Owusu, Victor & Bakang, John-Eudes A., 2011. "Adoption of safer irrigation technologies and cropping patterns: Evidence from Southern Ghana," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(7), pages 1415-1423, May.

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