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Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
This report evaluates how and when forests – inside, near and far away from cities – contribute to health and well-being, water security, climate change mitigation, and biodiversity conservation benefits for cities and their residents. As city leaders face demands from growing urban populations, coupled with the impacts of a...
(Global coverage)
2022 - Wilson, S.J., E. Juno, J.R. Pool, S. Ray, M. Phillips, S. Francisco, and S. McCallum. 2022
Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
Globally, over three million people migrate to cities each week looking for work opportunities or to join their families. By 2050, over two-thirds of the global population is expected to live in urban areas. The city of Dakar in Senegal has also faced this unprecedented population increase in the last...
Senegal (Africa)
2022 - Coll.
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Guidelines
ONLY IN FRENCH: Nowadays, urban agriculture is considered as one of the potential solutions to feed cities in the face of increasing crises caused by climate change. This guide is a methodological tool to assist in the decision making process for urban land owners and managers (such as local authorities or...
(Global coverage)
2022 - Lisa Bertrand, Giulia Giacchè, Christine Aubry
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
On 29 July 2022, FAO celebrated the launch of its new joint publication “Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture Sourcebook – From production to food systems” with the RUAF Global Partnership on Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Systems (RUAF) and Rikolto. This event introduced the book and demonstrated how it can support...
(Global coverage)
2022 - Coll.
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
By 2050 the world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion, 70 percent of which will be living in urban areas, mainly in low and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia. At the same time the current COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing climate emergency is forcing us to rethink how...
(Global coverage)
2022 - Coll.
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