Table of contents for Waste composting for urban and peri-urban agriculture : closing the rural-urban nutrient cycle in sub-Saharan Africa / edited by Pay Drechsel and Dagmar Kunze.


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Contributors
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Potential Use of Waste-stream Products for Soil Amelioration in Peri-urban Interface Agriculture Production Systems P. J. C. Harris, M. Allison, G. Smith, H. M. Kindness and J. Kelley
Chapter 2: Economic, Sociocultural and Environmental Considerations
2.1. The Economic Viability of Organic Waste Composting, R. G. Niemeyer, H. Litterscheid and S. Sanders
2.2. Assessing Farmers' Perceptions of Organic Wastes as Nutrient Sources, P. Drechsel, C. Quansah and S. Asante-Mensah
2.3. Environmental Concerns of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture: Case Studies from Accra and Kumasi, E. Mensah, P. Amoah, P. Drechsel and R. C. Abaidoo
Chapter 3: Turning Urban Waste into Fertilizer for Urban and Peri-urban Farmers: Case Studies from East and West Africa
3.1. Ibadan
Turning Municipal Waste into Compost: the Case of Ibadan, T. Agbola
Urban Vegetable Production in Lagos and Ibadan, M. A. O. Oladokun
3.2. Accra
Turning Municipal Waste into Compost: the Case of Accra, I. Etuah-Jackson, W. P. Klaassen and J. A. Awuye
3.3. Kumasi
Farming Systems and Farming Inputs in and around Kumasi, K. Nsiah-Gyabaah and M. Adam
An Integrated Waste Management Strategy for Kumasi, L. Salifu
3.4. Dar es Salaam
Linking (Peri-)urban Agriculture and Organic Waste Management in Dar es Salaam, S. Kiango and J. Amend
3.5. Lome
Urban Agriculture in Lome, M. E. A. Schreurs and H. Van Reuler
Adding Value to Compost from Urban Household and Market Refuse in Lome, A. Kessler and J. Helbig
3.6. Optimizing Nutrient Recycling and Urban Waste Management - New Concepts from Northern Europe, J. Magid, A. Dalsgaard and M. Henze
Chapter 4: Modelling Urban and Peri-urban Biomass and Nutrient Flows
4.1. Assessing the Potential of Organic Waste Recycling through the Analysis of Rural-Urban Carbon Fluxes, C. Binder and N. Patzel
4.2. The Potential of Co-composting in Kumasi - Quantification of the Urban and Peri-urban Nutrient Balance, C. Leitzinger
4.3. Estimating Rural-Urban Nutrient Flows for Mega-cities, J. Faerge, J. Magid and F. Penning de Vries
4.4. Monitoring Nutrient Flows and Economic Performance in African Farming Systems: the NUTMON Approach and its Applicability to Peri-urban Agriculture, H. Van den Bosch, D. Eaton, M. S. Van Wijk, J. Vlaming and A. De Jager
4.5. Definition and Boundaries of the Peri-urban Interface: Patterns in the Patchwork, M. Adam
Chapter 5: Urban Agriculture: International Support and Capacity Building in Africa C. J. Sawio, L. Spies and D. Doucoure
Chapter 6: Research and Development Priorities P. Drechsel and D. Kunze
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Compost -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.