Urban Agriculture and Food Systems: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Urban Agriculture and Food Systems: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: March, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 592|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8063-8
ISBN13: 9781522580638|ISBN10: 1522580638|EISBN13: 9781522580645
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In recent years, the global economy has struggled to meet the nutritional needs of a growing populace. In an effort to circumvent a deepening food crisis, it is pertinent to develop new sustainability strategies and practices to provide a stable supply of food resources.

Urban Agriculture and Food Systems: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is an authoritative resource on the latest technological developments in urban agriculture and its ability to supplement current food systems. The content within this publication represents the work of topics such as sustainable production in urban spaces, farming practices, and urban distribution methods. This publication is an ideal reference source for students, professionals, policymakers, researchers, and practitioners interested in recent developments in the areas of agriculture in urban spaces.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Agricultural Transformation
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Security
  • Horticulture
  • Logistics Management
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Farming

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