About the Author
Christophe-Toussaint Soulard is a senior researcher at INRA (The French Institute for Agricultural Research). Head of the research team “Agricity” of the Innovation research unit in Montpellier, France, he conducts research on sustainable agriculture and urban food systems. Holding a PhD in geography (Paris Sorbonne University, 1999), he leads research and action-research projects, and supervises doctoral theses in France, with comparisons in the Mediterranean (Lebanon, Portugal, Tunisia) and with the United States (Portland).
Coline Perrin is a researcher at INRA (The French Institute for Agricultural Research). Member of the research team “Agricity” of the UMR Innovation in Montpellier, France, she conducts researches on farmland farmland management on the urban fringe planning. PhD in geography (Aix-Marseille and Firenze Florence Universities, 2009), she leads the research project JASMINN dealing with farmland protection, urban planning and spatial justice on the urban fringe, in France, Italy and other Mediterranean countries.Elodie Valette is researcher at CIRAD (The French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation Institute). She is member of the joint research unit Art-Dev in Montpellier, France. She has a PhD in geography (Paris Diderot University, 2003) and leads research projects dealing with agriculture, governance and urban planning, in Africa and Maghreb.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. Relations between agriculture and the city in Europe and the Mediterranean
Christophe-Toussaint Soulard, Coline Perrin & Elodie Valette Part 1. Systemic approaches of agricultural- urban relations Chapter 2. Food, integrating urban and agricultural dynamics in Pisa, Italy Sylvie Lardon, Marie Houdart, Salma Loudiyi, Rosalia Filippini, Elisa Marraccini Chapter 3. Logistic issues and impacts of short food supply chains: case studies in Nord – Pas de Calais, France Amélie Gonçalves, Thomas Zeroual Chapter 4. Interactions between agriculture and the city : a systemic approach to examine sustainability in Meknes (Morocco) Jean-Pierre Chery, Elodie Valette, Patrick Dugué, Pascale Philifert, Abdellaoui El Hassane Chapter 5. Urban farms under pressure: Cairo’s dairy producers, Egypt Annabelle Daburon Part 2. Methods and tools to design sustainable urban food systems Chapter 6. An Ecological Footprint-based Spatial Zoning Approach for Sustainable Metropolitan Agro-Food Systems Dirk Wascher, Leonne Jeurissen, Jan-Eelco Jansma, Michiel van Eupen Chapter 7. Food cells and food nodes. Two new concepts for rethinking traditional urban and food planning practices. The case of Barcelona’s Metropolitan Region Sonia Callau, Josep Montasell, Andreu Vila Chapter 8. The integration between Mediterranean cities and agriculture in local projects. A conceptual framework Salma Loudiyi, Christophe-Toussaint Soulard, Patricia Abrantes, Sylvie Lardon, Guilhem Mousselin, Pascale Scheromm, Elodie Valette, Ouassila Bendjaballah, Françoise Jarrige Part 3. Inventory of changes in urban agriculture Chapter 9. Innovative Commercial Urban Agriculture in the Paris metropolitan area Christine Aubry, Anne-Cécile Daniel Chapter 10. Zero-Acreage Farming: challenges and opportunities for urban policies and partnerships Susanne Thomaier Chapter 11. The emergence of Municipal Allotment Gardens in Greece in times of crisis. Governance challenges for new urban gardening practices Theodosia Anthopoulou, Sofia Nikolaidou, M Partalidou, M. Petrou Chapter 12. The proliferation of collective gardens in Lisbon (Portugal) and Montpellier (France): urban residents demand and municipal support Pascale Scheromm, Guilhem Mousselin Chapter 13. The urban agriculture governance in the city of Zurich Ingrid Jahrl, Otto Schmid Index