Cities, Poverty and Food; Multi-stakeholder Policy and Planning in Urban Agriculture

by Marielle Dubbeling, Henk de Zeeuw and René van Veenhuizen, RUAF Foundation and Practical Action Publishers, 2011 

This book presents the experiences of the RUAF Foundation in multi-stakeholder policy formulation and action planning for urban agriculture gained in 20 cities of 17 countries participating in the Cities Farming for the Future programme. This book provides valuable insights and guidelines which are essential reading for the staff of municipal authorities, NGO's producer groups, universities, agricultural research and extension organisations and others who seek to enhance participatory governance, urban food security, urban poverty alleviation and improved urban environmental management.
The book contains the fo​llowing parts: