Warning sounded on urban farming in Africa
Research in Kenya suggests humans and animals living in close contact could be a cause of new diseases.
By Peter Greste reports from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital.
21 Oct 2012
Researchers in Kenya are warning that urban farms are helping spawn new diseases at an unprecedented rate.
The scientists found that larger slums and a growing demand for food are pushing humans and animals into closer contact, which could fuel the spread of epidemics.