Potentials and Contributions of Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture to the Lagos Megacity Region
作者: Vide Adedayo
作者单位: 1Department of Geography, University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos Nigeria
刊名: Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, 2014, Vol.5 (2)
来源数据库: Infinity Press
原始语种摘要: With the production of only 10% of its food demand and one of the fastest growing cities in the world, the Lagos region is faced with multiple challenges of providing food, jobs healthy environment for its residents. Evolving state agricultural policies and programmes do not consider Urban and Peri-Urban Agricultural (UPA) as potentially viable agricultural scheme and existing UPA enclaves and communities are fast going into extinct due to lack of recognition and the informal nature of UPA in Lagos. The need to therefore enhance food supply, minimize socio-spatial fragmentation and disparities in regional development brought this study to focus. This paper thus assesses the potentials and contributions of UPA to the Lagos Megacity systems in order to determine the untapped opportunities...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • regional 地方的
  • security 可靠性
  • income 收入
  • unemployment 失业
  • descriptive 描述的
  • generation 世代
  • demand 需用电力
  • relevant 有关联的
  • contribute 贡献
  • strategy 战略