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Cuba agriculture and planning.

Cuba agriculture and planning.

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Published by Cuban Economic Research Project, University of Miami in Miami .
Written in English


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ContributionsUniversity of Miami. Cuban Economic Research Project.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,325p. ;
Number of Pages325
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Open LibraryOL20223449M

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This book presents the first findings of original field research projects funded by IDRC's AGROPOLIS International Graduate Research Awards on Urban Agriculture in Argentina, Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, France, Togo, Tunisia, the UK, and Zimbabwe and examines concrete strategies to better integrate "city farming" into the urban ://   The OECD Urban Policy Reviews series provides a comprehensive assessment of policies that affect urban areas in a given country. The series follows a consistent methodology across countries, which features cross-national comparisons and recommendations on the integration of sectoral policies into urban development policy, planning and :// /oecd-urban-policy-reviews-china_en.

Report on Cuba (English) Abstract. Cuba today faces both a problem and an opportunity. The problem is to reduce the dependence on sugar, not by producing less sugar but by developing additional 28 Inspiring Urban Agriculture Projects Emily Nink. J 0 Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas. According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), urban farms already supply food to about million residents of cities, representing about a quarter of the world’s urban population. By


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