Tag Archives: Urban Agriculture

Video: Urban Agriculture in Dar es Salaam

We are pleased to feature a wonderful video written and produced by Tanya Hubbard, one of our recent SCI interns.  Filmed, directed and edited by Shaine Jones, this is a visual story that highlights the impact and importance of urban … Continue reading

Posted in Dar es Salaam | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Food garden guidelines for schools available online

By Amanda Botes ~ ~ Imagine Durban with support from Sustainable Cities International has developed a short guideline manual to assist schools with establishing food gardens in Durban, South Africa. Success factors for starting and maintaining a school food garden … Continue reading

Posted in Dar es Salaam, Durban | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Urban agriculture: Star attraction at World Habitat Day in Dar es Salaam

By Tanya Hubbard Urban agriculture significantly affects food security, income generation, and employment. Unfortunately many cities often overlook the important role of urban agriculture and some make agricultural activities illegal in urban areas. Dar es Salaam City Council (DCC) signaled … Continue reading

Posted in Dar es Salaam | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Urban Agriculture and Resilient Food Systems in Dar es Salaam

This week, Afton Halloran (SCI Affiliated Researcher) will be in Göttingen, Germany, presenting the results of her research on urban agriculture in Dar es Salaam. Afton’s work will be featured as part of the annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical … Continue reading

Posted in Affiliated Researcher Program, Dar es Salaam | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Passionate Voice for Urban Farmers: Fred Njegeja – Secretary of TaFoGa Net

Nicole Fornelli is just wrapping up a 6-month internship through our CIDA Internship Program at SCI. Her work focused on urban agriculture. Thanks, Nicole! ~ ~ Fred Njegeja is the Secretary for the Tanzania Food and Garden Network (TaFoGa Net). … Continue reading

Posted in Dar es Salaam | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dar es Salaam’s Contribution to Regional Food Systems Planning

Afton Halloran is continuing her research on urban agriculture in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) as part of our Affiliated Researcher Program. ~ ~ Why do we actually live in cities? That question was posed by architect Carolyn Steel during the … Continue reading

Posted in Affiliated Researcher Program, Dar es Salaam | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Farming in the City: Make environmental legislation flexible!

(Translated by Afton Halloran from the original comment in Politiken, Denmark’s largest newspaper) By Afton Halloran, Agricultural Development MSc student, Ole Fryd, Assistant Professor, Forest and Landscape, and Jakob Magid, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, University of Copenhagen ~  ~ Copenhagen’s … Continue reading

Posted in Affiliated Researcher Program | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments