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Should Cities Buy Land and Zone the Land Agricultural?

Touch the Soil News #1337 (Feature photo – Urban Farming – CCA SA 4.0 International)

The trend is gaining momentum – food, farming and food policy are being taken up by cities – often because national governments are ineffective in dealing with hunger and food security.

SciDevNet reports that backyard farming is now key to food security in cities. While the article focuses on the continent of Africa, the concept has application on all continents where people want to take food seriously. You can read the full story here:

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