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Urban Agriculture for Pakistan

Importance of Urban Agriculture for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Urban Agriculture also called as Urban and Periurban Agriculture (UPA)/ Horticulture (UPH). With the tremendous influx of population to urban areas, the need for extra, fresh and safe food in cities is increased. In order to meet this challenge, Urban Agriculture is a project of supplemental food production in or near cities, beyond rural farming operations. This idea of extra supply of agricultural products is not new. It has a history and still in operation in many…

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