Agriculture in Urban Planning: Generating Livelihoods and by Mark Redwood

By Mark Redwood

This quantity, through graduate researchers operating in city agriculture, examines concrete options to combine urban farming into the city panorama. Drawing on unique box paintings in towns around the swiftly urbanizing international south, the ebook examines the contribution of city agriculture and town farming to livelihoods and nutrients safeguard.  


Case stories conceal nutrients construction diversification for powerful and safe foodstuff provision; the socio-economic and agronomic facets of city composting; city agriculture as a doable livelihood procedure; options for integrating urban farming into city landscapes; and the complicated social-ecological networks of city agriculture. different case reports examine public future health points together with the influence of insecticides, micro-biological dangers, pollutants and water illness on foodstuff construction and people. 


Ultimately the ebook calls on urban farmers, politicians, environmentalists and regulatory our bodies to interact to enhance the long run sustainability of city farming as an incredible, safe resource of foodstuff and employment for city populations. 


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