"Urban Agriculture"

Urban Agriculture
Is the agricultural and livestock practice of growing and cultivating healthy and non-modified food in densely populated areas for personal consumption by the grower.

General Objective
Contribution of the sustainable development of urbane and suburban zones.

Specific Objectives
-Help to reduce human poverty, as they could produce their own food, create new jobs and generate income.
-Improve the urban environment to maximize and preserve green space, recycling organic and inorganic wastes. Promoting the use of multifunctional land.And aesthetic of the urban landscape.
-Promote participatory governance where municipal action becomes a decentralized urban management. Make a social inclusion.
-Benefit managing of our natural resources by promoting greater awareness about the use of soil, water and air. Increase individual and community identity and responsibility for their environment and management.

The necessity to satisfy the demand for healthy and non-modified food for a growing population, and the serious soil degradation, are problems in the national and global levels. Also the state of poverty in Mexico could be benefit.

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Eugenia Enríquez's picture

Great job!!!

พรศิลป อินทเคหะ's picture

good job.

Umit Savas Baran (137)'s picture

I invite new MOP teams to make YUNGA Soil Challenge to make a better world in thr year of 2015 which is internatıonal year of soil
happy new year
visit www.yunga-un.org/
They haze environment challenge books free
You may do forest challenge too

Andy Santa Ana's picture
from Mexico, 5 years ago

Project Period

Started On
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Ended On
Sunday, July 30, 2017



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