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Urban agriculture: genuine opportunities for farming?

Sessions :

  • Wednesday 29 November 2017 16:00 - 17:30 - Duration : 01h30

Room A - Forum - Hall 5B

Wednesday 29 November 2017 - 16:00 - 17:30
Duration of the event : 01h30



Place :

Room A - Forum - Hall 5B


Urban agriculture appears to offer a response to people's new expectations in terms of quality of life, with desire to be able to produce part of their food in a town centre. Here and there, metropolitan regions are seeing the emergence of vegetable gardens, herb plots, mushroom allotments and vineyards. The farming world is still consi­dering this type of activity purely under the angle of competition. But couldn't it be more akin to a source of opportunity, a new way of innovating, contributing added value services to city-dwellers and highlighting the value of farm produce? 



  • Jean-Pierre Bouanha

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