urban agriculture, natural resource management, Latin America Languages:
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Luc Mougeot is one of the world’s foremost experts in urban agriculture.
Between 1993 and 2004, he led IDRC programs focused on urban environment management and urban agriculture. Since then, he has been with the Canadian Partnerships Program, building networks with the development research community. Before joining IDRC, Mougeot was in Brazil for 12 years, researching and publishing on population resettlement, the use of natural resources by small producers in the Amazon, rural-urban migration in Colombia, urban land-use dynamics and fuelwood circulation in Ecuador, and urban food production in African and other countries. Mougeot first joined IDRC in 1989 and was seconded to the World Bank in 1992 for research on environmental refugees.
Mougeot holds a PhD in geography from Michigan State University and did post-doctoral training and research on environmental impact assessment in Britain and Germany.For more on Mougeot’s work: Is a City Also a Garden? in_focus: GROWING BETTER CITIES
Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development AGROPOLIS
The Social, Political, and Environmental Dimensions of Urban Agriculture Cities Feeding People: An Examination of Urban Agriculture in East AfricaCanadian Partnerships Program