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Typology of urban agriculture activities

  1. 1. Module 1.4 - Typology of Urban Agriculture Activities Henk Renting, RUAF Foundation
  2. 2. Diversity of types of Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture
  3. 3. Santo, R., Palmer, A., Kim, B. (2016)
  4. 4. Scope of urban agriculture
  5. 5. Diversity of types of Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture Diversity of types of Urban Agriculture according to: • Location • Type of production • Scale level • Individual versus collective • Degree of market orientation • Professional versus subsistence or hobby activity • Integration with other production activities or services
  6. 6. Variety of urban farming systems  In the urban spaces used
  7. 7. Variety in main line of production
  8. 8. Variety in level of technologies used
  9. 9. Variation in degree of formality, organisation and marketing
  10. 10. Micro-farming in, around & on the house
  11. 11. Community gardens
  12. 12. Educational and institutional gardens
  13. 13. Small specialized producers
  14. 14. Large scale farming in the urban fringe
  15. 15. High-tech urban farming in/on buildings
  16. 16. But also more low-tech forms of vertical farming / aquaponics
  17. 17. Metropolitan Food Clusters, integrated design of food production & logistics Design WAZ-Holland Park Changzou, China
  18. 18. Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in YOUR country / city? • What is your experience with UPA in your country/city? • What forms / types are relevant of have your interest? • Are there elaborate policies and programmes for UPA?
  19. 19. Urban Agriculture is done by People
  20. 20. Urban Agriculture is Social Activity
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention www.ruaf.org www.facebook.com/ruaffoundation

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