City farming in Sana’a: A hobby with potential

Introducing rural practices to an urban environment carries risks, but it may help solve Yemen’s chronic food insecurity.

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Environmental Justice — University of East Anglia — FutureLearn

"This free online course will help you understand how injustice is a common feature of many environmental problems. Over 10 weeks, we’ll look at deforestation, biodiversity loss, climate change and other environmental issues,"

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Evergreen Cooperatives | Expériences inspirante - inspiring case

"The Evergreen Cooperatives of Cleveland, Ohio are pioneering innovative models of job creation, wealth building, and sustainability. Evergreen’s employee-owned, for-profit companies are based locally and hire locally. They create meaningful green jobs and keep precious financial resources within the Greater University Circle neighborhoods. Worker-owners at Evergreen earn a living wage and build equity in...
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Grow Your Own Greens With The Growbot, A System Designed To Make Rooftop Farming Easy | Co.Exist | World changing ideas and innovation

The Internet-connected lightweight greenhouses can squeeze into vacant city corners and grow five tons of lettuce a year. That is a lot of salad.

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New paper: Domestic Residential Garden Food Production in Melbourne, Australia: a fine-grained analysis and pilot study (Zainuddin & mercer, 2014)

The paper presents the results of a fine-grained study of 15 selected householders in metropolitan Melbourne. Participants collected detailed daily information about their food production over a three-month period. In addition, two of the resp...


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New paper: Seeds for Change? Attaining the benefits of community gardens through council policies in Sydney, Australia (Mintz & McManus, 2014)

Modern industrial systems of food production cause a wide range of detrimental impacts to the environment, human health and society. Integrating community gardens into local food systems is one way to counteract some of those impacts. This rese...


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Refugees connecting with a new country through community food gardening

A paper by Harris, Minniss and Somerset in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health explores how involvement in a community food garden supports African humanitarian migrant connectedness with their new country

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Global assessment of urban and peri-urban agriculture: irrigated and rainfed croplands

New figures on urban agriculture worldwide published in Environmental Research Letters: "the global area of urban irrigated croplands was estimated at about 24 Mha (11.0 percent of all irrigated croplands) with a cropping intensity of 1.48. The...


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South Africa's urban farming revolution - CNN.com

"Cape Town is being overrun by farms. They're spilling out of parking lots, overtaking lawns, even growing out of old TV sets. "You don't need something fancy to grow in. We have some people grow in toilets and make worm farms in old baths," sa...


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Food garden transforms struggling school

"CNN's Soni Methu explores how a food garden has improved the lives of students at Cape Town's Cavalleria Primary School."

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How to grow your own food

"Soil for Life is a South African organization teaching people how to look after the planet. CNN's Soni Methu reports."

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Shining the spotlight on urban farming (CGIAR)

456 million hectares of land worldwide—about 1.1 billion acres—is being farmed in urban proximity. Most of that land lies just outside the city proper—within 20 kilometers—but 67 million hectares (about 166 million acres) is being farmed in open spaces in the urban core.

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Innovation Processes in Urban Agriculture

Ce document propose une notation de plusieurs projets d'agriculture urbaine aux Etats-Unis avec comme critère leur caractère plus ou moins innovant.

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