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The Role of the Informal Economy in Addressing Urban Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Elizabeth Fraser, Malambo Moonga, Johanna Wilkes

2014, CIGI Junior Fellows Policy Brief, No. 14, August 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is facing high rates of urbanization and increasing food insecurity. The informal food economy addresses food insecurity by providing access to affordable food and significant employment opportunities to the urban poor in the SSA. The authors of the latest installment of the…