Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Lessons on urban agriculture and crisis management from Argentina

Rasario's Urban Agriculture Program gives low-income residents access to underutilized and abandoned public and private land to cultivate food. Image: Reuters

Anne Maassen

Urban Innovation & Finance Associate, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Madeleine Galvin

Research Assistant, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities


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Rosario suffers from floods and the urban heat island effect, Image: Municipality of Rosario

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Local residents walk and cycle to a produce market in downtown Rosario. Image: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
The Urban Agriculture Program’s expansion to areas outside the city protects the land from urban development and conversion to soy cultivation, helps reduce flood risk and lowers air temperatures. Image: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
Mayor Pablo Javkin with Marta Queñas in a Vegetable Garden Park. Image: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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