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Roles of community towards urban farming activities

Mohd Yusoff, Norul Hafizah and Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi and Tukiman, Izawati (2017) Roles of community towards urban farming activities. PLANNING MALAYSIA: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners VOLUME 15 ISSUE 1 (2017), Page 271 - 278, 15 (1). pp. 271-278. ISSN 1675-6215 E-ISSN 0128-0945

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to review and analyse the importance of the framework for urban farming activities to be implemented within cities environment. This paper also describes the role of the community to achieve the environmental,economic and social sustainability for the enhancement of the urban environment and healthy lifestyles through community participation in food supplies, nutrition, and spaces utilization. The paper evaluates the benefits and potential of urban farming activities within limited urban spaces and how it improves the quality of life. It also reviews on how urban farming is beneficial to the society due to food shortage crisis which is inadequate for the whole population. It is necessary to apply and practice in our daily lives for the consumption of food security, human safety, and health. Therefore, the role of community is very crucial in the implementation of urban farming activities within urbanized areas as the demand for green development increases. Based on this theoretical framework, it is hoped that the paper will be a useful addition to the body of knowledge in promoting a stronger community interdependence to create the sustainable urban environment.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3177/57161
Uncontrolled Keywords: Urban farming, role of community, importance, sustainable.
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 16:28
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 16:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57161

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