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Fighting Poverty and Hunger What Role for Urban Agriculture?

Economic and Social Perspectives – Policy Brief No. 10.

 Towns and cities are growing rapidly in developing countries. This process is often accompanied by high levels of poverty and hunger, leading many urban dwellers to engage in farming activities to help satisfy their food needs. Policy makers need to recognize this reality and actively seize the opportunities offered by urban agriculture.

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Volume: 10
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Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Author: Alberto Zezza
Other authors: Luca Tasciotti
Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Year: 2010
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Content language: English
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Type: Policy brief/paper

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