Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems
Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture
As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence based "state of the art" chapters...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse
Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
Assessing and Mitigating Risk in Low-income Countries
In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution and the use of very poor quality water for crop irrigation especially in the vicinity of urban centres. This can create significant risks to public...
Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge