Listening to the experiences of market vendors and consumers
Join us on a captivating journey as we delve into the foodscape of Arusha, where public markets stand as the lifeblood of the urban food system. While these markets serve as the primary source of sustenance for citizens, they grapple with infrastructure and governance challenges that pose risks to food safety. In our quest for knowledge, we embarked on a captivating exploration, engaging with market vendors and consumers to understand their experiences firsthand. Through immersive field studies, comprehensive surveys, and insightful focus groups, we shed light on various aspects, including consumers' food sourcing habits, preferences, food safety awareness, as well as market vendors' organizational structures, perceptions of market infrastructure, and food safety practices.