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Building knowledge in urban agriculture: the challenges of local food production in Sao Paulo and Melbourne

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Author(s):
Amato-Lourenco, Luis Fernando [1, 2] ; Buralli, Rafael Junqueira [3, 2] ; Ranieri, Guilherme Reis [2] ; Hearn, Adrian H. [4] ; Williams, Chris [5] ; Mauad, Thais [1, 2]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Sch Med, Dept Pathol, Expt Air Pollut Lab, LIM05, Ave Dr Arnaldo 455, 1 Andar, Sala 1155, BR-01246903 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Adv Studies IEA, Study Grp Urban Agr, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Saude Ambiental, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[4] Univ Melbourne, Sch Languages & Linguist, Melbourne, Vic - Australia
[5] Univ Melbourne, Sch Ecosyst & Forest Sci, Melbourne, Vic - Australia
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: ENVIRONMENT DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY; v. 23, n. 2 FEB 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Urban environments face multiple burdens and significant challenges related to food safety and sustainable agriculture. Urban agriculture remains fragmented and incipient in many cities worldwide. In their efforts to ensure sustainable urban food systems and provide public access to affordable and quality food, city governments must identify and pursue emerging opportunities. This study analyzed how Sao Paulo and Melbourne are working to overcome the related challenges. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/50081-2 - Achieving sustainable food production and irrigation in São Paulo and Melbourne
Grantee:Thais Mauad
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/19201-9 - Determination of trace metals concentrations derived from atmospheric depositions in urban gardens of São Paulo city
Grantee:Luís Fernando Amato Lourenço
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)