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Urban agriculture : diverse activities and benefits for city society

Author: C J Pearson; Sarah Pilgrim; Jules N Pretty
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2010.
Series: International journal of agricultural sustainability, v. 8, no. 1 & 2
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Presents a collection of the thinking on the multiple dimensions of sustainable greenspace and food production within cities. This book deals with urban agriculture across scales - from indoor plants  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Urban agriculture.
London : Earthscan, 2010
(DLC) 2010005563
(OCoLC)531718725
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Pearson; Sarah Pilgrim; Jules N Pretty
ISBN: 9781849774857 1849774854 9781849711241 1849711240
OCLC Number: 659561143
Description: 1 online resource (126 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Guest editorial : challenging, multidimensional agriculture in cities / Craig J. Pearson --
Commentary : food price volatility and the urban poor / Mark Redwood --
Sustainable urban agriculture : stocktake and opportunities / Leonie J. Pearson, Linda Pearson and Craig J. Pearson --
The multifunctional use of urban greenspace / Eveline van Leeuwen, Peter Nijkamp and Teresa de Noronha Vaz --
Empowering residents and improving governance in low income communities through urban greening / Nola-Kate Seymoar, Elizabeth Ballantyne and Craig J. Pearson --
Strengthening capacity for sustainable livelihoods and food security through urban agriculture among HIV and AIDS affected households in Nakuru, Kenya / N. Karanja ... [et al.] --
Putting the culture back into agriculture : civic engagement, community and the celebration of local food / Jennifer Sumner, Heather Mair and Erin Nelson --
The emergence of urban agriculture : Sydney, Australia / David Mason and Ian Knowd --
The challenges to urban agriculture in the Sydney basin and lower Blue Mountains region of Australia / J. Merson ... [et al.] --
Agronomic considerations for urban agriculture in southern cities / Nikita Eriksen-Hamel and George Danso --
Urban agriculture and sanitation services in Accra, Ghana : the overlooked contribution / Mary Lydecker and Pay Drechse --
Agriculture on the edge : strategies to abate urban encroachment onto agricultural lands by promoting viable human-scale agriculture as an integral element of urbanization / Patrick M. Condon ... [et al.] --
Nourishing urbanism : a case for a new urban paradigm / Lewis Knight and William Riggs.
Series Title: International journal of agricultural sustainability, v. 8, no. 1 & 2
Other Titles: International journal of agricultural sustainability.
Responsibility: [editors, Craig J. Pearson, Sarah Pilgrim, Jules Pretty].
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