Growing Better Cities: Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development

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Appendix 1
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

AGROPOLIS: International Graduate Research Awards Program in Urban Agriculture (IDRC)

AGUILA: Red Latinoamericana de Investigaciones en Agricultura Urbana (Latin American Research Network on Urban Agriculture), Peru

Blackwater: Blackwater is wastewater from toilets and other disposal mechanisms of solid and liquid animal or human effluents (see greywater).

CBO: community-based organization

CEPIS: Centro Panamericano de Ingenieria Sanitaria y Ciencias Ambientales (Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences), Peru

CEUR/PUCMM: Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales (Center for Urban and Regional Studies), Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic

CFP: Cities Feeding People program (IDRC)

CGIAR: Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research

CIDA: Canadian International Development Agency

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • Part 1 - The Issue 1
  • Part 2 - The Approach 13
  • Part 3 - Experiences from the Field 25
  • Part 4 - Learning from Experience 49
  • Part 5 - Recommendations 61
  • Part 6 - A City of the Future 71
  • Appendix 1 - Glossary of Terms and Acronyms 79
  • Appendix 2 - Sources and Resources 85
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