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Case Studies of Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780813037578
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813042114 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0008
Case Studies of Urban Agriculture

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This chapter starts with a review of various perspectives on urban agriculture in Cuba as communicated to the author during many interviews. It continues with reports on urban-agriculture site visits by the author: Municipality of San Cristóbal (including visits to the IPA Batalla de Rubi, a hydraponic unit and the UBPC El Mango); Municipality of Matanzas (including visits to Organopónico Triangulo and an Organipónico at the Empresa Forestal); Santiago de Cuba (Organopónicos Luis M. Poz and Roberto Alegre Capriles); the City of Havana (UBPC Organopónico Vivero Alamar, CCS Antero Regalades Falcón, CCSF Arides Estevez Sánchez, parcela de Falcón and the patio La Hierba Buena with referencia nacional status).

Keywords: urban agriculture; Cuba; site visits; UBPC El Mango; Organopónico Triangulo; parcela de Falcón; La Hierba Buena

Chapter.  11420 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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