Tag: urban farming

Case Study: Africa: Feeding the rising urban population

Today, more than half of African citizens live in the slums, each living on $2 a day to survive. According to a report by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), 600 million people in Africa will be living in 24 of the 30 fastest-growing cities by that time. Yet, the production and supply of food is rarely considered when designing and managing cities. So,,what to do?

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Book to Read: GreenRoof

Green has replace the Black in every trend, from fashion to lifestyle. Everyone, particularly the build environment industry partitioners, is looking forward for a book, a toolkit, to guide everyone to make the indoor garden happens.

Here we go, The Greenroof.

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Roman Gaus: Urban Farming

Roman Gaus, CEO and founder of Urban Farmers, has never thought he’d be a farmer. Now part of an urban farming collective in his city of Zurich, Switzerland, he harvests his own fish and produce on a regular basis. In the talk at TEDxZurich, he explains more about aquaponics…

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