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Cityfood: Linking Cities on Urban Agriculture and Urban Food Systems

RUAF Foundation report – Cityfood: Linking Cities on Urban Agriculture and Urban Food Systems

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Today’s world is characterized by urbanization, growing urban markets, urban poverty and food insecurity, rising food prices, growing dependence on food imports and challenges posed by climate change.

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Urban Agriculture: Small, Medium, Large

Urban_agriculture: Small, Medium, Large. Architectural Design 75 (3): 52-59.

Gil Doron 2005

Could urban agriculture be the next design revolution?

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Uncovering the plot: Investigating Urban Agriculture in Dublin

Uncovering the plot: Investigating Urban Agriculture in Dublin by Michael Cullen

Abstract

This study investigates Urban Agriculture (UA) in Dublin. This concept encompasses those who are engaged in growing their own in an urban environment.

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Growing-your-own-diversity

Growing-your-own-diversity

Because of the problems of food production during the war, seed research concentrated on improving and developing new polyploids, composts and fertilisers, thus boosting home production and reducing reliance on imported supplies. more...