Urban agriculture at the heart of urban projects: diversity of forms and functions
Today, urban agriculture is present in all urban planning projects in core urban areas. However, it remains a changing, multifaceted and multifunctional reality that raises as many questions as it arouses interest. In this note, L'Institut Paris Region, the ARB îdF and Agroparistech-INRA review the fundamentals of urban agriculture, namely its forms, functions and sustainability. The aim is to gain a better understanding of a subject that is at the crossroads of economic, social, environmental, urban planning, food security etc. issues, and to examine how it meets the challenges facing the towns and cities of today and tomorrow.
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Urban agriculture in the Paris region
This cartography provides a first image of urban agriculture in the Paris region. It is not intended to be exhaustive but gives some idea of the diversity and distribution of its various forms. Five forms of urban agriculture are identified, namely: peri-urban farms, ...