1. Through a set of case studies, this study attempts to examine the interplay of many factors--domestic policies as well as exogenous events such as changes in the price of oil and severe fluctuations in rainfall. the remained of this chapter looks at population growth, environmental stress, and...
  2. 1/1/2008 Low cost, low technology, lightweight methods to produce food on rooftops and other locations above the ground. Introduction As this is being written, food riots in Port-au-Prince, Haiti are making the news. Food riots and demonstrations are starting to occur in other cities in other impoverished...
  3. Hoy en día, muchas personas se encuentran en situaciones en las que necesitan producir alimentos en lo que se considera condiciones agrícolas poco ortodoxas. Ya sea debido a las restricciones de espacio limitado, como es el caso de quienes viven en ciudades, o los desafíos del trabajo con huertos...
  4. This report deals with the environmental aspects of the study of health, environment and socioeconomic aspects of irrigation with untreated wastewater. The objectives of the study were to identify the environmental impacts of wastewater use in a small town in Pakistan, and to estimate water and...
  5. 20/1/2008 Poverty, IIED, Karachi, Orangi Pilot Project, Urban Resource Centre, Pakistan, Karachi Mass Transit Project, grassroots organizations This is a condensed version of a paper prepared for an IIED initiative on “Learning from Local Organisations for Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management”....
  6. Agricultura Sostenible para Productores a pequeña escala en Nicaragua La misión de BioNica es proporcionar entrenamiento en Nicaragua acerca de cómo recuperar el suelo desgastado. “Cultivar el suelo” para que el suelo pueda dar cosechas balanceadas con alto valor nutricional. Los participantes...
  7. Recurso clave 1/1/1990 Income generation schemes in urban areas of the Third World are many and varied. However, too often such schemes fail to achieve sustainable economic viability and depend on continued funding by development agencies. This book examines the reasons for failures or successes and stresses that those...
  8. 1/1/2004 This document is a report of the technical consultation on strategy for assessment and control of urban malaria in Africa, held in Pretoria South Africa from 2nd to 5th December 2004.
  9. The 20th century witnessed a massive growth in urban populations. In 1990, one-third of the world's people lived in cities of one million or more. As a result, hunger and malnutrition are on the increase worldwide, as the global food system fails to satisfy the growing demand of the urban...
  10. This video is a description of the Urban Garden landscape at the ECHO Global Farm in North Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Motis describes in detail the methods used and decisions made in its design. This video is split into multiple parts: Part 2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ax9uqV_mbY Part 3:...