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Integrating food into urban planning / edited by Yves Cabannes and Cecilia Marocchino.

Publication:
London : UCL Press ; Rome, Italy : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2018.
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xxv, 347 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
City planning.
Food industry and trade -- Social aspects.
Summary:
The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic. Urban planners, alongside the local and regional authorities that have traditionally been less engaged in food-related issues, are now asked to take a central and active part in understanding how food is produced, processed, packaged, transported, marketed, consumed, disposed of and recycled in our cities. While there is a growing body of literature on the topic, the issue of planning cities in such a way they will increase food security and nutrition, not only for the affluent sections of society but primarily for the poor, is much less discussed, and much less informed by practices. This volume, a collaboration between the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at UCL and the Food Agricultural Organisation, aims to fill this gap by putting more than 20 city-based experiences in perspective, including studies from Toronto, New York City, Portland and Providence in North America; Milan in Europe and Cape Town in Africa; Belo Horizonte and Lima in South America; and, in Asia, Bangkok and Tokyo. By studying and comparing cities of different sizes, from both the Global North and South, in developed and developing regions, the contributors collectively argue for the importance and circulation of global knowledge rooted in local food planning practices, programmes and policies.
Contents:
Introduction: food challenges faced by an urbanising world
Food and urban planning: the missing link
Articulating public agencies, experts, corporations, civil society and the informal sector in planning food systems in Bangkok
Edible providence: integrating local food into urban planning
Connecting food systems and urban planning: the experience of Portland, Oregon
Urban agriculture in Lima metropolitan area: one (short) step forward, two steps backward - the limits of urban food planning
Growing food connections through planning: lessons from the United States
Food flows and waste: planning for the dirty side of urban food security
Planning a local and global foodscape: Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo
Improving urban food security in African cities: critically assessing the role of informal retailers
Integrating food distribution and food accessibility into municipal planning: achievements and challenges of a Brazilian metropolis, Belo Horizonte
Making food markets work: towards participatory planning and adaptive governance
Formalisation of fresh food markets in China: the story of Hangzhou
Food asset mapping in Toronto and Greater Golden Horseshoe region
Greater Milan's foodscape: a neo-rural metropolis
Participatory planning for food production at city scale: experiences from a stakeholder dialogue process in Tamale, Northern Ghana
Unintentional food zoning: a case study of East Harlem, New York.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Cabannes, Yves, editor.
Marocchino, Cecilia, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Integrating food into urban planning.
ISBN:
9781787353787
1787353788
9781787353770
178735377X
9781787353794
9781787353800
9781787353763
1787353761
OCLC:
1045312075