Agroecology as a Driver for the Development of a New Sustainable Urban Settlement in Taiwan

Marina Chang

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 33 - Urban Agroecology, p.27-28 (2017)

This article reports an on-going research initiative involving Sa’owac village, an urban indigenous community in Taiwan. It concerns the Amis traditional agricultural practices on a peri-urban riverbank settlement as well as addressing political issues such as citizen participation, right to the city, food justice and food sovereignty. Our work adopts a collaborative, participatory and inclusive research approach involving universities, community colleges, NGOs and grassroots social movement organisations in Taiwan.

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