Journal: Land Use Policy

Urban agriculture could provide 15% of food supply to Sydney, Australia, under expanded land use scenarios

Highlights Sydney could grow 15 % of its food supply on verges, vacant land and 25 % of yard space. All required water and compost for soil amendment could be sourced from urban waste. Available amateur labour is insufficient to manage the land cultivated in these scenarios. A professional urban agriculture workforce may be viable, …

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Ambiguity at the peri-urban interface in Australia

Peri-urban areas display the common trait of ambiguity, in spite their considerable variety in terms of origins, definitions, and extent. Rather than the traditional dichotomy of rural and urban that forms much of the traditional view of this aspect of the built environment, there is a complex set of land use relationships that exist, creating the fluid phenomenon of peri-urbanisation…

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