This project contributed to ‘Strategies developed which improve food security of poor households through increased availability and improved quality of horticultural foods and better access to markets’. The project outputs were to assess and prioritise the economic and social importance, and safety and quality constraints of street-vended foods in peri-urban locations. Also to make recommendations on quality and safety risks associated with street-vended foods, and identify areas where new knowledge is required.
Tomlins, K. Enhancing the food security of the peri-urban and urban poor through improvements to the quality, safety and economics of street-vended foods. Final Technical Report. Natural Resources Institute, UK (2000) 35 pp.