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Table 2 The key benefits of home gardening

From: Home gardens: a promising approach to enhance household food security and wellbeing

Improved food security
Increased availability of food and better nutrition through food diversity
Income and enhanced rural employment through additional or off-season production
Decreased risk through diversification;
Environmental benefits from recycling water and waste nutrients, controlling shade, dust and erosion, and maintaining or increasing local biodiversity
  1. Source: Landon-Lane [60].