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  1. The term vertical garden refers to any kind of construction and support structure for growing plants in an upwards-directed, vertical way and thereby efficiently and productively making use of the existing space for food or other kind of plant production. A huge variety of different designs and...  
  2. Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Copy it, adapt it, use it – but acknowledge the source!  
  3. A Ugandan initiative is training groups of marginalised, landless women in vertical farming and vermi-composting to raise incomes and increase food security in the country’s capital. Over 880 women from Ugandan slums are producing food crops, such as beans, eggplants,nakatti(a popular green...  
  4. Ugandans are finding creative solutions to the growing challenges of urbanisation. Urban farms in Kampala, Uganda, make the most of their limited space. When Martin Agaba realised his urban farm had run out of space, he decided the solution was not to expand outwards but upwards. “We realised we...  
  5. Abstract, ACTA Scientific Agriculture, 2019 Horizontal agriculture is confronting with major challenges and the most importantly, decrease in per capita land availability as well as agricultural production. In addition to this, the two dimensional traditional farming is unable to meet the food...  
  6. Abstract,International Journal of Waste Resources, 2016 The purpose of this study is to show that, given the global water crisis, it is possible to find alternatives to reuse gray water. A gray water source may be an alternative for use in irrigation in grain crops, among other applications. This...  
  7. Tropical lettuce is a fast-growing, self-seeding, upright, semi-perennial that will reach 2m in height and is very productive. Young leaves can be eaten raw, but can be bitter. Older leaves are usually steamed or boiled and served with vinegar. Tropical lettuce tolerates a variety of climates,...  
  8. Imbalanced diets lead to the death of millions of people each year, particularly in developing countries where micronutrient malnutrition is chronic and debilitating. Vegetables and fruit are important sources of micronutrients such as vitamin A, iron and other phytochemicals that are essential...
     

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