The new issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine analyses five key work areas for the coming decade: Resilience, Social inclusion, Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture, Urban Planning, and Governance. Resilience Food systems around the globe are highly vulnerable to the impacts of multiple hazards, including climate shocks, natural events, global warming, and political instability. People, assets […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.