Stikkord: byutvikling

Agri-active neighbourhood : an exploration of neighbourhood cultivation through urban agriculture and development strategies

| Type artikkel: Månedens masterMasteravhandling

Kategori: Samfunnsutvikling, Urbant landbruk

Historically food has been just as important to our cities as it has been for sustaining our individual bodies. In fact, one of the most important factors that contributed to forming early human civilization was agriculture. The domestication of plants and animals allowed our ancestors to settle in one area for a longer period of time and gradually, those static settlements became more permanent and evolved into cities, as we know them.

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The Challenges of Governing Urban Food Production across Four European City-Regions: Identity, Sustainability and Governance

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Samfunnsutvikling, Urbant landbruk, Økonomi

The development of food production in cities has raised some important questions about the governance of these activities and the role of city-regions. In this paper through four European case studies– Bristol (UK), Ghent (Belgium), Vigo (Spain), and Zurich (Switzerland) –we consider the ways in which food is governed at the city level. Our case studies demonstrate the role played by citizens in urban food and the challenges this brings to city-region governance.

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