Preparing Youth for a Challenging Future in Brazil

Joaquim Moura

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 35 - Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment, p.30-31 (2018)

Among the challenges that humanity faces, two take precedence over all others: 1) to ensure that the soil is healthy enough to produce nutritious food for billions of people and 2) to involve young people in dealing with a particularly threatening future. This article describes a project in Brazil where urban agriculture is used to engage young people holistically in issues related to food, organic waste management, income generation and urban sustainability.

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