Global Urban Agriculture by A.M.G.A. WinklerPrins

By A.M.G.A. WinklerPrins

there was growing to be recognition paid to city agriculture world wide due to its function in making towns extra environmentaly sustainable whereas additionally contributing to more advantageous meals entry and social justice. This edited quantity brings jointly present learn and case stories relating city agriculture from either the worldwide North and the worldwide South. Its aim is to assist bridge the long-standing divide among dialogue of city agriculture within the worldwide North and the worldwide South and to illustrate that at the present time there are larger parts of overlap than there are changes either theoretically and substantively, and that study in both region might help tell learn within the different. The publication covers the character of city agriculture and the way it helps livelihoods, presents atmosphere providers, and neighborhood improvement. It additionally considers city agriculture and social capital, networks, and agro-biodiversity conservation. innovations comparable to sustainability, resilience, edition and group, and the worth of city agriculture as a leisure source are explored. It additionally examines, fairly essentially, why humans farm within the urban and the way city agriculture can give a contribution to extra sustainable towns in either the worldwide North and the worldwide South.

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