Record nummer 2204516
Titel artikel Continuous productive urban landscapes: urban agriculture as an essential infrastructure
Auteur(s) Viljoen, A. ; Bohn, K.
Tijdschrifttitel Urban agriculture magazine / Resource Centre for Urban Agriculture (RUAF)
Deel(Jaar)Nummer 5(2005)15
Paginering 34 - 36
Online full text
Trefwoorden (cab) stadslandbouw / landbouw / stedelijke gebieden / stadsomgeving / landschapsarchitectuur / landschapsanalyse / landschapsbeleving
Rubrieken Stedelijke plannen
Publicatie type Artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Experiences showing the beneficial effects, and in some cases essential benefits, of urban agriculture have been described in this magazine, other journals and websites. Most of these experiences show benefits related to food security and income, with a primary focus on the South. However, the benefits of urban agriculture are potentially applicable to a far wider population, as the integration of urban agriculture into a multifunctional (mixed) land use strategy has the potential to significantly reduce a city’s ecological footprint. The question arises as to why urban agriculture is not being implemented or propagated on a far wider scale in existing and emerging cities,
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