"Urban Agriculture"

"Urban Agriculture"

Urban Agriculture Is the agricultural and livestock practice of growing and cultivating healthy and non-modified food in densely populated areas for personal consumption by the grower. General Objective Contribution of the sustainable development of urbane and suburban zones. Specific Objectives -Help to reduce human poverty, as they could produce their own food, create new jobs and generate income. -Improve the urban environment to maximize and preserve green space, recycling organic and inorganic wastes. Promoting the use of multifunctional land.And aesthetic of the urban landscape. -Promote participatory governance where municipal action becomes a decentralized urban management. Make a social inclusion. -Benefit managing of our natural resources by promoting greater awareness about the use of soil, water and air. Increase individual and community identity and responsibility for their environment and management. Justification The necessity to satisfy the demand for healthy and non-modified food for a growing population, and the serious soil degradation, are problems in the national and global levels. Also the state of poverty in Mexico could be benefit.
Started Ended
Number of participants
60
Service hours
300
Topics
Youth Programme