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The role of urban agriculture in building resilient cities in developing countries

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 January 2011

H. DE ZEEUW
Affiliation:
ETC-Urban Agriculture, PO Box 64, 3830 AB Leusden, The Netherlands
R. VAN VEENHUIZEN*
Affiliation:
ETC-Urban Agriculture, PO Box 64, 3830 AB Leusden, The Netherlands
M. DUBBELING
Affiliation:
ETC-Urban Agriculture, PO Box 64, 3830 AB Leusden, The Netherlands
*
*To whom all correspondence should be addressed. Email: r.van.veenhuizen@etcnl.nl

Summary

The current paper briefly summarizes the available evidence regarding the potential of urban agriculture to respond to a number of key urban challenges and reviews the perspectives on urban agriculture applied by local and national authorities. The last section of the paper briefly presents the authors’ views on the development of urban agriculture as an integral part of sustainable city development.

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Foresight Project on Global Food and Farming Futures
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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2011

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