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For hunger-proof cities : sustainable urban food systems / edited by Mustafa Koc [and others].

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Subject: Food supply > Congresses.
Food supply > Developing countries > Congresses.
Nutrition policy > Congresses.
Sustainable agriculture > Congresses.
Urban health > Congresses.
Aliments > Approvisionnement > Congrès.
Aliments > Approvisionnement > Pays en voie de développement > Congrès.
Politique alimentaire > Congrès.
Agriculture durable > Congrès.
Santé urbaine > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1552500624
  • ISBN: 9781552500620
  • ISBN: 0889368821
  • ISBN: 9780889368828
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 239 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, ©1999.

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General Note: "Most of the papers in this volume were presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Urban Food Systems ... at Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto"--Page 4.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Food Security Is a Global Concern""; ""Part 1. The Concept of Urban Food Security""; ""For Self-reliant Cities: Urban Food Production in a Globalizing South""; ""Urban Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa""; ""Combining Social Justice and Sustainability for Food Security""; ""Part 2. Local Food Systems""; ""Promoting Sustainable Local Food Systems in the United States""; ""Community Agriculture Initiatives in the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell, United Kingdom""
""Developing an Integrated, Sustainable Urban Food System: The Case of New Jersey, United States""""Public Policy and the Transition to Locally Based Food Networks""; ""Part 3. Urban and Community Agriculture""; ""Urban Agriculture in the Seasonal Tropics: The Case of Lusaka, Zambia""; ""The Contribution of Urban Agriculture to Gardeners, Their Households, and Surrounding Communities: The Case of Havana, Cuba""; ""Agriculture in the Metropolitan Park of Havana, Cuba""; ""People at the Centre of Urban Livestock Projects""; ""Measuring the Sustainability of Urban Agriculture""
""Part 4. Accessibility and Urban Food Distribution""""Food Banks as Antihunger Organizations""; ""Bottlenecks in the Informal Food-transportation Network of Harare, Zimbabwe""; ""From Staple Store to Supermarket: The Case of TANSAS in Izmir, Turkey""; ""A Nonprofit System for Fresh-produce Distribution: The Case of Toronto, Canada""; ""Part 5. Ecological and Health Concerns""; ""Urban Food, Health, and the Environment: The Case of Upper Silesia, Poland""; ""Reuse of Waste for Food Production in Asian Cities: Health and Economic Perspectives""
""How Meat-centred Eating Patterns Affect Food Security and the Environment""""Farming the Built Environment""; ""Part 6. Engendering the Food System""; ""Gender and Sustainable Food Systems: A Feminist Critique""; ""Women Workers in the NAFTA Food Chain""; ""Canadian Rural Women Reconstructing Agriculture""; ""Part 7. The Politics of Food and Food Policy""; ""Contemporary Food and Farm Policy in the United States""; ""Policy Failure in the Canadian Food System""; ""Urban Agriculture as Food-access Policy""; ""Part 8. Toward Food Democracy""
""Reaffirming the Right to Food in Canada: The Role of Community-based Food Security""""Youth, Urban Governance, and Sustainable Food Systems: The Cases of Hamilton and Victoria, Canada""; ""Food Policy for the 21st Century: Can It Be Both Radical and Reasonable?""; ""Appendix 1. Abstracts""; ""Appendix 2. Contributing Authors""; ""Appendix 3. Acronyms and Abbreviations""
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