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Urban Agriculture and Resilient Food Systems in Dar es Salaam

This week, Afton Halloran (SCI Affiliated Researcher) will be in Göttingen, Germany, presenting the results of her research on urban agriculture in Dar es Salaam. Afton’s work will be featured as part of the annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical … Continue reading

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Dar es Salaam’s Contribution to Regional Food Systems Planning

Afton Halloran is continuing her research on urban agriculture in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) as part of our Affiliated Researcher Program. ~ ~ Why do we actually live in cities? That question was posed by architect Carolyn Steel during the … Continue reading

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Farming in the City: Make environmental legislation flexible!

(Translated by Afton Halloran from the original comment in Politiken, Denmark’s largest newspaper) By Afton Halloran, Agricultural Development MSc student, Ole Fryd, Assistant Professor, Forest and Landscape, and Jakob Magid, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, University of Copenhagen ~  ~ Copenhagen’s … Continue reading

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Growing the City: Institutionalizing and Legitimizing Urban Agriculture in Copenhagen, Denmark and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

This is the first posting of SCI’s newly launched Affiliated Researcher Program. Led by Alex Aylett, SCI’s Research Director, the ARP is a collaborative initiative that brings together top-level international graduate students with the projects and expertise of SCI network … Continue reading

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SCI Unveils New Research Program

We are very pleased to introduce Alex Aylett, SCI’s new Research Director.  Based in Montreal, he is a sustainability researcher and consultant, and a Trudeau Scholar in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He has worked on urban … Continue reading

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June 23rd eDialogue: “Urban Sustainability: Youth – The Missing Solution?”

Join us for Part I in a series on Urban Sustainability in partnership with Royal Roads University June 23rd, 2010 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT Are youth the missing link in achieving greater urban sustainability? … Continue reading

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What’s so urban about agriculture?

Posted Afton Halloran, Project Officer: Needs Assessment – Urban Agriculture Afton Halloran is a Sustainable Cities : PLUS Network CIDA IYIP intern based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Photos by Afton Halloran If you eat you support agriculture; food is a basic human … Continue reading

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