As well as offering unique opportunities, periurban conditions can adversely affect existing livelihoods. These negative impacts tend to disproportionately affect women and poor people. These issues are discussed.
Mattingly, M., Gregory, P. and Walls, M. 2006. The peri-urban interface creates unique livelihoods challenges. Policy brief. Annex G of the Final Technical Report of project R8491. London: Development Planning Unit, University College London. 2 pp.