Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

DISCUSSION: How Can Urban Agriculture Supplement Food Supplies?

For the first time, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. And as rural-to-urban migration continues, food supplies struggle to keep up with growing urban demand.

Many believe that improving urban agriculture should be part of the solution. How can urban agriculture effectively supplement food supplies from rural areas? What policy constraints, legal issues, or environmental issues (i.e. pollution) prevent urban agriculture from being more productive? 

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