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Cities and Agriculture - Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

Author: Edited by Henk de Zeeuw (RUAF Foundation) and Pay Drechsel (International Water Management Institute)
Publisher:RUAF Foundation, International Water Management Institute
2015

The book provides urban planners, local policy makers and urban development practitioners with an overview of crucial aspects of urban food systems based on an up to date review of research results and practical experiences in both developed and developing countries. By doing so, the international team of authors provides a balanced textbook for students of the growing number of courses on sustainable agriculture, food and urban studies, as well as a solid basis for well-informed policy making, planning and implementation regarding the development of sustainable, resilient and just urban food systems.

Organization: Civil Society Organization
Region: Global coverage
Areas of focus: Food production and ecosystem management
Tags: Climate mitigation, Food security and nutrition, Food system analysis, Multi-stakeholdres working groups, Recycling & recovering, Urban and peri-urban agriculture, Urban and peri-urban forestry