Agropolis : The Social, Political, And Environmental Dimensions Of Urban Agriculture

Author: Luc J. A. Mougeot
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: urban, agriculture, dimensions, environmental, social, political, agropolis
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 1844072320
ISBN-13: 9781844072323

Book Description:

Urban agriculture is an increasingly popular practice in cities worldwide. A sustainable future for it is critical, especially for the urban poor of the developing world. This book presents the first findings of original field research projects funded by IDRC's AGROPOLIS International Graduate Research Awards on Urban Agriculture. Countries studied include Argentina, Botswana, Cte d'Ivoire, Cuba, France,Togo,Tunisia, the UK and Zimbabwe.Together, these studies examine concrete strategies to better integrate 'city farming' into the urban landscape.


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