Project Profile

From Seed to Table: sutainable urban farming in South and South East Asia

Duration : January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010
(Extended to June 30, 2011)

The Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security – From Seed to Table (RUAF-FSTT) project aimed to facilitate the development of sustainable urban farming systems, and to contribute to urban poverty alleviation and enhanced food security, social inclusion and the empowerment of urban disadvantaged farming groups in 20 partner cities. Ghana and Nigeria have been selected in the Anglophone West Africa Region, and India and Sri Lanka in the South Asia Region.

Location(s): India, Sri Lanka
Project Contact: Amerasinghe, Priyanie
Donor(s): DGIS (Dutch Governemnt)
Research Collaborator(s) : Magadi Vayalagam Vegetable Growers Association,
Project Outputs: View Document

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI