• Posted on September 29th, 2011

    Written by

    Robert Holmer

    Position: Regional Director East and Southeast Asia
    Work Address: P.O. Box 1010 (Kasetsart), Bangkok 10903
    Phone: +66 29428686
    Research Activities: Production, marketing and consumption of vegetables in urban and periurban areas; urban environmental management; ecological sanitation; community-based food production; asset-based community development

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    Key Publications:

    • Holmer, R.J. 2011. Vegetable gardens benefit the urban poor in the Philippines. Appropriate Technology 38 (2): 49-51.
    • Holmer, R.J. 2010. Community-based vegetable production systems: an answer to the food and sanitation crisis of urban poor in the Philippines? Acta Horticulturae 881:125-130
    • Itchon, G.S., Holmer, R.J. Luisa M.T, 2009. Public Health Safety of Using Human Excreta from Urine Diverting Toilets for Agriculture: The Philippine Experience. Proceedings of the 34th WEDC International Conference “Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Sustainable Development and Multisectoral Approaches. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 18-22, 2009
    • Drescher, A.W., Holmer, R.J., Iaquinta, D.L., 2006. Urban homegardens and allotment gardens for sustainable livelihoods: Management strategies and institutional environments. In: Kumar, B.M., Nair, P.K.R. (Eds.) Tropical Homegardens: A time-tested example of Sustainable Agroforestry. Advances in Agroforestry, Vol. 3, Springer, New York: 317-338.
    • Holmer, R.J., Monse, B., 2006. School health programmes pay dividends. Appropriate Technology 33 (4): 56-59

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