Monitoring nutrient flows and economic performance in African farming systems: the NUTMON approach and its applicability to Peri-urban agriculture

H. (Alterra) van den Bosch, D.J.F. Eaton, M.S. van Wijk, J. (Alterra) Vlaming, A. de Jager

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Abstract

In this chapter the different phases of the NUTMON methodology to analyse nutrient flows and balances for farming systems are described as well as the possibilities
of application of the methodology in the context of peri-urban agriculture. The farm
diagnosis tool NUTShell was used to link nutrient flows with economic flows.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWaste composting and peri-urban agriculture
Subtitle of host publicationclosing the rural-urban nutrient cycle in sub-Saharan Africa.
EditorsP. Drechsler, D. Kunze
PublisherCABI
Chapter15
Pages176-192
ISBN (Print)9780851995489
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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