Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture on the Policy Agenda, Report of the E-Conference

Axel Drescher

In: UA Magazine 4 - Integration of UPA in urban planning

A virtual conference on "Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture on the Policy Agenda" was jointly organised by FAO and ETC-RUAF, from August 21 - September 30, 2000. The conference was divided into three main themes: Household Food Security & Nutrition; Health & Environment; and Urban Planning. This short article revisits some issues regarding the nature of planning, the diverse opportunities for intervention and potential enhancement tools of urban and peri-urban agriculture.
The introductory and final papers, and the discussion of the e-conference can be foundĀ hereĀ (in English).