都市農耕為何重要 Why urban agriculture is important?

– 全球現有一半人口居於城市
– 約八億人參與城市農耕,為城市人提供糧食
– 低收入的城市人全年約花費40-60%的總收入於食物上
– 估計到了2015年,全球將有 26個城市的居住人口超過一千萬,屆時每天將需要入口至少六千噸的食物。
– 二億五千萬捱餓的人口居住在城市

– 50% of the world’s population lives in cities.
– 800 million people are involved in urban agriculture world-wide and contribute to feeding urban residents.
– Low income urban dwellers spend between 40% and 60% of their income on food each year.
– By 2015 about 26 cities in the world are expected to have a population of 10 million or more. – To feed a city of this size at least 6,000 tonnes (6,600 tons) of food must be imported each day.
– 250 million hungry people in the world live in cities

觀看下面影片,Roman Gaus在 TEDxZurich 活動中談論都市農業
Watch video below, a sharing by Roman Gaus during TEDxZurich, talking about Urban Farming
[youtube http://youtu.be/r-fHY43qLWs]

Source:  Wikipedia 

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