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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 37 – Gender in Urban Food Systems

    In this issue of UA Magazine, we identify the ways in which gender and inclusivity have been neglected in urban food policy, practice and research.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 36 – Food Policy Councils

    In this Urban Agriculture Magazine, we explore food policy councils, their approach to inclusiveness, their impacts, and challenges faced.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 35 – Youth in Food. Opportunities for education and employment

    This issue of Urban Agriculture Magazine explores challenges and solutions raised by migration pressures with a focus on youth employment in city region food systems.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 34 – Measuring Impact

    With this magazine we explore how assessment frameworks have supported cities in the planning and monitoring of their food strategies and policies.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 33 – Urban Agroecology

    This issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine by RUAF and the Centre for Agroecology Water and Resilience documents the emerging field of urban agroecology.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 32 – Urban Food-Waste-Energy Nexus and the Private Sector

    This issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine discusses this urban-food-waste-energy nexus with a focus on the role of the private sector.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 31 – Inclusive Use of Urban Space

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine explores the issue of community engagement in (urban) food policy and planning through case studies across the globe.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 30 – Rural-urban linkages

    This issue of Urban Agriculture Magazine is a co-production of ILEIA and RUAF to explore rural-urban linkages in renewing our food systems.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 29 – City Region Food Systems

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine addresses city region food systems. A policy and practice approach focusing on urban food from a city-region perspective.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 28 – Innovations in Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine highlights innovations in urban agriculture. Innovation is taking place continuously, exploring the multiple functions of urban agriculture, including food security, income generation and environmental management.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 27 – Climate change and disaster risk reduction

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine explores how urban agriculture can offer mitigation and adaptation strategies to cities dealing with climate change.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 26 – Sustainable Financing

    This issue is a collaborative effort of RUAF and WASTE on options for financing urban agriculture as part of the sanitation value chain.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 25 – RUAF 10 years

    This special issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine highlights the development of the RUAF network celebrating its tenth anniversary. The magazine highlights the development of the RUAF network, the type of activities developed during the past years, some of the main results achieved at city, national and international level, and strategic challenges in the coming years.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 24 – From Seed to Table. Developing urban agriculture value chains

    In this Urban Agriculture Magazine you will find examples of different forms of value chains and value chain development in urban agriculture.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 23 – Sustainable Urban Nutrient Management

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine looks at closing the nutrient loop and the role urban agriculture can play in sustainable urban nutrient management.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 22 – Building Resilient Cities

    The magazine addresses questions such as how urban agriculture can combat the negative impacts of rapidly rising food prices, how it can reduce a city’s ecological footprint and its role in adaptation to the effects of climate change, what should be the role of policies and institutions in the building of resilient cities.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 21 – Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development

    In this issue we focus on the role urban agriculture plays in linking relief, rehabilitation and development following a disaster or in emergency situations. Different types of disasters and resulting impacts are discussed and illustrated by articles in this magazine.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 20 – Water for Urban Agriculture

    In this issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine, the importance of the water-sanitation-agriculture nexus is highlighted. Increasingly it is realised that urban agriculture may contribute to resolving urban problems related to water and waste and wastewater management.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 19 – Stimulating Innovation in Urban Agriculture

    This issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine takes stock of a broad range of experiences related to innovation by urban farmers and the efforts of other actors to support the farmers’ initiatives. It explains concepts and gives examples of farmers’ innovation and how it is being stimulated.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 18 – Building Communities through Urban Agriculture

    In this Urban Agriculture Magazine we focus on urban agriculture as a direct strategy for poverty alleviation and social integration among disadvantaged groups by integrating them more strongly into the urban network and providing them with a decent livelihood.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 17 – Strengthening Urban Producers Organisations

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine includes experiences of two programmes, that studied the functioning and roles of urban producers organisations.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 16 – Formulating Effective Policies on Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine provides conceptual and methodological insights, examples of policy formulation and action planning on urban agriculture.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 15 – Multiple Functions of Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine presents different functions of urban agriculture and how to value against the cost of the food system or urban land uses.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 14 – Urban Aquatic Production

    This issue of Urban Agriculture Magazine presents the potential of growing fish and edible aquatic plants in and around cities.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 13 – Trees and Cities Growing Together

    The experiences described in this Urban Agriculture Magazine show the importance of urban and periurban forestry for sustainable urban development.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 12 – Gender and Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine explores how urban agriculture relates to gender dynamics and how these insights can help shape appropriate interventions.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 11 – Availability, Access and Usability of Land

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine deals with availability, access and usability of land for urban agriculture and innovative approaches and techniques.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 10 – Micro Technologies for Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine shows how technologies in urban agriculture have been adapted to urban-specific situations.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 9 – Financing Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine documents and analyses several case studies on credit and investment for urban agriculture.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 8 – Wastewater Use for Urban Agriculture

    This Urban Agriculture Magazine includes experiences on wastewater use for livelihood activities in urban and periurban areas; a reality that planners and policy-makers must face.

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