Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138860599
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture Series
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Henk de Zeeuw is Senior Advisor at the RUAF Foundation, based in Leusden, the Netherlands. The RUAF Foundation (Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security) is a global network and a leading centre of expertise in the field of (intra- and peri-) Urban Agriculture and City Region Food Strategies.

Pay Drechsel is Principal Researcher at the International Water Management Institute, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Leader of the Flagship on Recovering and Reusing Resources in Urbanized Ecosystems of the CGIAR Water, Land and Ecosystems Research Program.

Table of Contents

1. Urban Food Systems

Johannes S.C. Wiskerke

2. Urban Food Policies and Programmes: An Overview

Lauren Baker and Henk de Zeeuw

3. Process and Tools for Multi-stakeholder Planning of the Urban Agro-food System

Henk de Zeeuw and Marielle Dubbeling

4. Agriculture in Urban Design and Spatial Planning

Andre Viljoen, Johannes Schlesinger, Katrin Bohn and Axel Drescher

5. Urban Agriculture and Short Chain Food Marketing in Developing Countries

Paule Moustier and Henk Renting

6. Urban Agriculture’s Contributions to Urban Food Security and Nutrition

Maria Gerster-Bentaya

7. Productive and Safe Use of Urban Organic Wastes and Wastewater in Urban Food Production Systems in Low-income Countries

Pay Drechsel, Ben Keraita, Olufunke Cofie and J. Nikiema

8. Urban Agriculture and Climate Change

Shuaib Lwasa and Marielle Dubbeling

9. Urban Horticulture

Hubert de Bon, Robert J. Holmer and Christine Aubry

10. Urban Livestock Keeping

Delia Grace, Johanna Lindahl, Maria Correa and Manish Kakkar

11. Urban (Agro-)forestry

Fabio Salbitano

12. Urban Aquaculture for Resilient Food Systems

Stuart Bunting and David Little

13. Gendering Urban Food Strategies across Multiple Scales

Liam Riley and Alice Hovorka

14. Financing Urban Agriculture: What Do We Know and What Should We Know

Yves Cabannes

15. Role of Urban Agriculture in Disasters and Emergencies

Andrew Adam-Bradford and René van Veenhuizen

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