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Promoting Peri-urban Agriculture in Flood Prone Areas of Gorakhpur

Year of Publication: 
2014

Language: English
Type: Article

Location: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Author(s): Nivedita Mani, Ajay Singh, Shiraz A Wajih
No. of pages: 72

An article on peri-urban agriculture in Gorakhpur, that represents a practical mechanism for diversifying urban livelihoods and ensuring availability of local food supplies while maintaining open areas that can serve as flood buffers.

Supported by: Urban Agriculture Magazine, RUAF

Blogs: https://geagindia.wordpress.com/2016/09/08/climate-resilience-in-peri-urban-areas/
https://geagindia.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/periurban-is-it-the-unwanted-child-of-rural-and-urban/
https://geagindia.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/a-city-grows-food-on-the-fringes-flood-proofs-itself/
https://geagindia.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/conserving-peri-urban-agriculture-ecosystems-to-build-urban-climate-change-resilience-in-flood-affected-areas/

Terms of use: Free to use with credit to GEAG