Agropolis: The Social, Political and Environmental Dimensions of Urban Agriculture
Urban agriculture is an increasingly popular practice in cities worldwide. A sustainable future for it is critical, especially for the urban poor of the developing world. This book presents the first findings of original field research projects funded by IDRC's AGROPOLIS International Graduate Research Awards on Urban Agriculture. Countries studied include Argentina, Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, France,Togo,Tunisia, the UK and Zimbabwe.Together, these studies examine concrete strategies to better integrate 'city farming' into the urban landscape.
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Migration and Food Security in Namibia
2 The Pestcontrol System in the Market Gardens of Lomé Togo
A Tobit Approach
4 Exploring the Gender Dimensions of Urban Openspace Cultivation in Harare Zimbabwe
5 Gender Commercial Urban Agriculture and Urban Food Supply in Greater Gaborone Botswana
Shifting Perspectives on Urban Agriculture in Havana Cuba
Integration of Economic Social Technical and Environmental Variables
The Saclay Plateau France and the Sijoumi Plain Tunisia
9 Assessing Benefits from Allotments as a Component of Urban Agriculture in England
10 Neglected Issues on Form and Substance of Research on Urban Agriculture
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Agropolis: "The Social, Political and Environmental Dimensions of Urban ...
Luc J A Mougeot
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2010
Agropolis: The Social, Political and Environmental Dimensions of Urban ...
Luc J. A. Mougeot
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2005
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