Cultivando Mejores Ciudades: Agricultura urbana para el by Luc J. A. Mougeot

By Luc J. A. Mougeot

This is often the Spanish version of "Growing higher Cities". The United international locations predicts that over the subsequent 25 years approximately all inhabitants progress might be within the towns of the constructing global. At present premiums, 60% of the world’s overall inhabitants will dwell in towns via 2030. because the towns develop, so does the variety of city terrible. Unemployment, starvation, and malnutrition are general. within the immense urban, such a lot of any money source of revenue the bad could deliver domestic is going to feeding themselves and staying alive; any meals that doesn't need to be got is an advantage. for this reason, increasingly more everyone is trying to develop at the least a few of their very own nutrients to complement terrible diets and meager earning. yet farming within the urban — city agriculture — is simply too usually visible through municipalities as an issue to be eliminated instead of as part of the answer to creating town and its setting extra sustainable.In truth, city agriculture has a protracted historical past. in the course of the constructing international, municipal policymakers are waking to the truth that appropriately controlled agriculture could make an immense contribution to a city’s nutrients safety. It additionally has power to supply employment, increase the surroundings, and make efficient use of vacant areas in the urban. greater than two decades in the past, IDRC turned the 1st foreign employer to officially aid learn on city agriculture. This booklet stories the study adventure of IDRC and its companions, together with neighborhood governments, into the problems surrounding city agriculture, with a specific emphasis at the impression that learn has had on govt rules. It describes the expansion of urban networks in Africa and Latin the US that target accommodating city agriculture and bettering the lot of city foodstuff manufacturers. And it deals particular innovations aimed toward assisting policymakers in any respect degrees of presidency to maximise the potential for city agriculture. The e-book concludes with a imaginative and prescient of ways such guidelines may well remodel towns within the close to future.This e-book serves as a focus for an IDRC thematic website on city agriculture. the complete textual content is accessible on-line and leads the reader right into a digital internet of assets that explores twenty years of analysis into this significant factor.

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La meta era apoyar una investigación para el desarrollo que “busca eliminar restricciones y realzar el potencial de la AU para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria de los hogares, la generación de ingresos y la salud pública, así como el manejo de los residuos, el agua y la tierra, en beneficio de los pobres urbanos”. Obviamente, ésta no era meta que una organización — muchos menos una dotada de recursos limitados como el IDRC — esperara lograr trabajando aisladamente. Consciente de ello, CFP encontró maneras de movilizar y colaborar con otras organizaciones donantes, así como con instituciones académicas y ONG.

En su informe sobre el proyecto, Takawira Mubvami (2004) comenta: “Existe una necesidad de identificar disposiciones institucionales ... de manejar los conflictos, de negociar, prevenir y resolver disputas por el acceso a la tierra entre agricultores y autoridades y entre familias que cultivan huertas”. ca/en_foco_ciudades En el Web Tanto en Kampala como en Harare la investigación reveló que la planificación y la legislación sobre el uso del suelo no atiende a la cuestión de la tenencia de la tierra — los planificadores simplemente no reconocen a la AU como un uso legal del suelo.

3. ca/en_foco_ciudades de Recursos en Agricultura Urbana y Seguridad Alimentaria (RUAF), cuyos servicios y productos incluyen bibliografías, guías, consultas con expertos, conferencias electrónicas y la Revista Agricultura Urbana, en cinco idiomas. En el Web 5. Utilización de resultados — Comenzó a documentar sistemáticamente quiénes utilizan los hallazgos de los proyectos, con qué fines, cómo y con qué resultados. Esto afectó el diseño y la implementación de los proyectos, su seguimiento en el terreno por el IDRC y otras instituciones donantes, así como su evaluación y la presentación de informes al programa por las entes ejecutoras.

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