International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


The Feasibility Study on Urban Horticulture for Sustainability- A Case Study on Robe Town

Dr. Sreepada Hegde [4] | Dr. Vijayalaxmi Hegde [4]


Abstract: Bale-Robe is one of the urban centre in south central Ethiopia. Around 33, 115 households has 73, 859 people are living in Robe Town. The migration rate is 17 % and urban unemployment is around 45 % and rest 55 % is very ideal from the work. Raising per capita income is the emergence,. The small and medium-sized production and distribution of agro and horticulture products are generally considered the engine of economic growth, as well as a means for poverty reduction by virtue of their numbers and their significant economic and social contributions. Believe that, urban horticulture plays significant role for sustainability in Ethiopia. This Sector must recognize for contribution to food, nutrition, economy, employment, social security, health and environment. Awareness about horticulture and it importance is unidentified for sustainability and giving awareness to the young generation is prime importance for long run sustainability in Ethiopia. With a view, the study was conducted whether urban horticulture is feasible or not, to produce in Robe Town


Keywords: Urban Horticulture, Feasibility & Sustainability


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 867 - 869


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