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Title: City farming : a holistic approach in the sector of city farming. Analysis of technologies used in that sector as well as cultivation methods in that sector and types of plants that are used in each of them. Finally, it will be presented a plan related to city farming and its costs as well as the profits and the expenses that you will have if you decided to establish a city farming plan
Authors: Salis, George
Supervisors: Liolios, Vasileios
Subjects LC: Dissertations, Academic
Urban agriculture
Keywords: City farming
City health
Environmental problems
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher: Perrotis College
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Abstract: City farming is considered the revolution of agriculture. Despite the fact that urban agriculture existing for hundreds of years in recent years have been evolved and became the solution to problems related with poverty, hunger and feeding the global population growth. Moreover, city farming gained many supporters the last few years due to increasing demand for healthier and ecological friendlier cities. In addition to that, city farming became a global philosophy or way of thinking due to numerous problems that population has to face. Those problems are mostly environmental problems as well as the increasing of human health risks of modern world. Finally, city farming is a prospective aiming to reduce those problems and establish a healthier way of living for everyone including environment and humans. Thus, city farming should not be considered like making cities more beautiful but as a way to produce and contributed in sustainability of the ecosystem inside overcrowded cities. This can be attained by combining farming inside cites which assists in the reduction of environmental social, and economical problems.
Description: Includes bibliographical references and illustrations
Length: 60 pages
Type: Dissertation
Publication Status: Not published
Repository: DAPL
Restrictions: All rights reserved
Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
Language: en
Appears in Collections:Dissertations

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