This course is based on the definition of urban agriculture, its context, its typology, its issues and the questions it raises.
This class will help you understand the issues and the context in which urban agriculture is taking place. It will also give you an initial overview of the projects carried out and underway in France and around the world and will enable you to understand the setting up of a project in urban agriculture and the associated issues (environmental, social and economic issues, etc.). The questions raised by urban agriculture will also be discussed and will help you understand the research objectives on this theme.
The course will be structured around theoretical lessons, interventions by professionals from the field, visits of projects in urban agriculture, a student project and a final exam at the end of the session.
The following points will be treated:
Forms of UF
Projects developed in UF and diversity of actors
UF in France and in the world
Project editing in UF,
UF and environment,
Smart Farming and UF
Research in UF
Student project + Final Exam at the end of the course