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Rural and urban dynamics in the East African Mountains. Book pre-launch
18 June 2015 @ 17:00 - 19:00
This collective book is the result of a research programme involving researchers from France, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. This book is about urban-rural interactions in three East-African Mountains Mont Elgon (UGA), Mont Kenya (KEN) and Uporoto mountains (TZN). Coordinated by François Bart (Univ. of Bordeaux), Bob Nakileza (Makerere Univ.), Bernard Charlery de la Masselière (Univ. of Toulouse) and, Sylvain Racaud (IFRA-Nairobi), it grasps 16 authors and 13 chapters drawing attention to urban-rural complementarities in these highly populated mountains very well connected to commercial network and to the town. Although these mountains are highly agricultural, they integrate urban phenomenon. The book is published by Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers, IFRA-Nairobi with the support of the University of Toulouse.