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

Imprint Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, ©1999.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 239 pages) : illustrations
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 Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""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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Subject Food supply -- Congresses.
Food supply -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Nutrition policy -- Congresses.
Sustainable agriculture -- Congresses.
Urban health -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Koc̦, Mustafa.
International Development Research Centre (Canada)
Added Title Hunger-proof cities
Sustainable urban food systems
Other Form: Print version: For hunger-proof cities. Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, ©1999 0889368821 (DLC) 2001369510 (OCoLC)41504834
ISBN 1552500624 (electronic bk.)
9781552500620 (electronic bk.)