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Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City

Author: Robert Biel
Publisher:UCL Press

Faced with a global threat to food security, it is perfectly possible that society will respond, not by a dystopian disintegration, but rather by reasserting co-operative traditions. This book, by a leading expert in urban agriculture, offers a genuine solution to today’s global food crisis. By contributing more to feeding themselves, cities can allow breathing space for the rural sector to convert to more organic sustainable approaches.

Organization: Academia/ University
Region: Global coverage
Areas of focus: Governance and planning
Tags: Climate adaptation, Resilient cities, Urban and peri-urban agriculture