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By Mark Redwood

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Released with IDRC This quantity, via many of the world's best specialists on city agriculture, examines concrete thoughts to combine urban farming into the city panorama. Drawing on unique box paintings in towns around the quickly urbanizing international south, the ebook examines the contribution of city agriculture and town farming to livelihoods and foodstuff defense. Case reviews disguise nutrients construction diversification for powerful and safe meals provision; the socio-economic and agronomic points of city composting; city agriculture as a practicable livelihood technique; techniques for integrating urban farming into city landscapes; and the complicated social-ecological networks of city agriculture. different case stories examine public healthiness facets together with the effect of insecticides, micro-biological hazards, toxins and water infection on meals construction and other people. eventually the ebook calls on urban farmers, politicians, environmentalists and regulatory our bodies to interact to enhance the long run sustainability of city farming as an immense, safe resource of meals and employment for city populations.

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