Cities Farming for the Future: Urban Agriculture for Green and Productive Cities

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IDRC, 2006 - Social Science - 459 pages
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Page 429 - Implementation 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 2. Achieve universal primary education 3. Promote gender equality and empower women 4. Reduce child mortality 5. Improve maternal health 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases 7. Ensure environmental sustainability 8. Develop a global partnership for development...
Page 260 - Malnutrition as an underlying cause of childhood deaths associated with infectious diseases in developing countries.
Page 207 - In; Drechsel P. and Kunze D (eds). Waste Composting for Urban and Periurban Agriculture Closing the rural-urban nutrient cycle in sub-Saharan Africa (Wallingford: IWMI/FAO/CABI), pp 193-208.
Page 224 - W (1998) A Review of the Use of Urban Waste in Peri-urban Interface Production Systems...
Page 62 - Papers (PRSPs) are prepared through a participatory process involving domestic stakeholders as well as external development partners, including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Page 383 - the farming of aquatic organisms, including fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and aquatic plants. Farming implies some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, and protection from predators, etc. |It) also implies ownership of the stock being cultivated.
Page 40 - Stakeholders are those who have an interest in a particular decision, either as individuals or representatives of a group. This includes people who influence a decision, or can influence it, as well as those affected by it.
Page 215 - Cultivation on degraded soils has even been revived in some cases thanks to this readily available resource. However, uncertain land tenure means that farmers have little incentive to ensure the safe disposal of dangerous elements in solid waste. Current plans would eliminate this recycling practice and promote large-scale composting, but the cost for farmers will be too high, leaving them with an incentive to make their own illicit arrangements for acquiring waste material.
Page 17 - The periurban interface: a tale of two cities", School of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Wales and Development Planning Unit, University College London.
Page 237 - The potential of co-composting in Kumasi - quantification of the urban and peri-urban nutrient balance', in Drechsel, P. and Kunze, D.

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