Growing food in the city: Low-income farmers in the ‘Global North’ versus the ‘Global South’

By |2017-10-14T15:15:07+02:00May 17th 2017|green & smart development, urban agriculture, , , , |

Urban agriculture is practised around the globe. Who practises urban agriculture, why they engage in it and what barriers they face are often similar across the seemingly disparate divides of the ‘Global North’ and the ‘Global South’. Cross-site learning for the development of possible policy responses may therefore be fruitful. Food security will also be one of the issues discussed at the Dresden Nexus Conference in Germany this week.