In the context of rapid urbanization, poorer residents in cities across low- and middle-income countries increasingly experience food and nutrition deficiencies. The United Nations has highlighted urban agriculture (UA) as a viable solution to food insecurity, by empowering the urban poor to produce their own fresh foods and make some profit from surplus production.
Ordenamento do território
Land use planning is the systematic assessment of land and water potential, alternative patterns of land use and other physical, social and economic conditions.
Source: FAO, 2003