Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba

Caridad Cruz, M. and Sánchez Medina, R. (2003) Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba IDRC, Canada.

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Abstract

This book presents the results of a 3-year research project on the history and state of urban agriculture in Havana, Cuba. A multidisciplinary team of 15 professionals, coordinated by the authors, assess the long-term potential for including urban agriculture in the social economies of two areas of Havana, as well as in city-wide environmental management programs. The results will be of particular interest to municipal, local, and community authorities considering how to convert emergency food-production measures into long-term support for urban agriculture, both for food self-reliance and for environmental enhancement (including park rehabilitation).

Document Type:Book
Keywords:urban agriculture, sustainability, Havana, Cuba; Agriculture urbaine, durabilité, Havane, Cuba; agricoltura urbana; sostenibilità; L'Havana; agricultura urbana; sustenibilidad; La Habana
Topics:Environment and natural resources > Case studies
Deposited On:17 Dec 2009 12:45
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Corporate Authors:International Development Research Centre

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