Department Personnel

Courtney Gallaher

    Courtney Gallaher

       cgallaher@niu.edu 

        

Publications and Presentations 








Publications

Gallaher, C. M., M. Njenga, N. Karanja, A. WinklerPrins. 2013. Urban agriculture, social capital and food security in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Agriculture and Human Value, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 30 (3) 389-404.

Gallaher, C.M., D. Mwaniki, M. Njenga, N. Karanja, A. WinklerPrins. 2013 Real or perceived: The Environmental Health Risks of Urban Sack Gardening in Kibera Slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Ecohealth 10(1) 9-20.

Gallaher, C.M., S.S. Snapp. 2013.  Organic management and legume presence maintained phosphorus bioavailability in a 17-year field crop experiment. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. Accepted Sept. 23, 2013.

Gallaher, C.M. and M. Njenga. 2013.  Urban Agriculture. In, Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, Springer Reference. Accepted Feb. 23, 2013. 

Gallaher, C. M., M. Njenga, N.K. Karanja, A. M.G.A. WinklerPrins. Creating Space: Sack gardening as a livelihood strategy in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development.  In review.

 


 

Conference Presentations

Gallaher, C.M. 2013. Greening Kibera: sack gardening and local empowerment in the Kibera slums. Paper,  Joint Annual Meetings of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association   for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), East Lansing, MI, June 19-22, 2013.

Gallaher, C.M. 2013. Greening Kibera: How urban agriculture is changing the environment of the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya. Paper,  Urban agriculture and household food security: Sack gardening in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA, April 9-13, 2013.

Gallaher, C. M., M. Njenga, N. Karanja, A. WinklerPrins. 2012. “Urban agriculture and household food security: Sack gardening in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya” Association of American Geographers Annual Meetings.. New York, NY. February 24-28, 2012. Session organizer.

Gallaher, C. M. Nov. 18, 2011. “Livelihoods and Environmental Risk: Sack gardening in the Kibera Slums of Nairobi, Kenya” Association of American Geographers Annual Meetings.. Washington, D.C. Nov. 17-19, 2011.

Gallaher, C. M. April 16, 2010. “The Emergence of Urban Agriculture in the Kibera Slums of Nairobi, Kenya.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meetings. Washington, D.C. April 14-18, 2010.

Gallaher, C. M. November 15, 2006. “Phosphorus Availability in Annual and Perennial Cereal Legume Systems.” Agronomy, Crop Science, and Soil Science Societies of America Annual Meetings. Indianapolis, IN. November 12-16, 2006.