Arid Lands Newsletter

Fall/Winter 1997, Issue No. 42

ISSN: 1092-5481

Urban gardens along the city walls of Istanbul

Urban Agriculture in Drylands

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Katherine Waser, Editor
Office of Arid Lands Studies
The University of Arizona

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Editor's note:
The newly recognized importance of urban agriculture
by Katherine Waser

Agriculture in Middle Eastern cities: Commonalities and contrasts
by Joe Nasr and Paul Kaldjian

Istanbul: Opportunities in urban agriculture
by Paul Kaldjian

Drought mitigation policy and food provision for urban Africa: Potential use of treated wastewater and solar energy
by Hendrik Bruins

Are urban gardens an efficient use of resources?
by David Cleveland

Urban trees in arid landscapes: Multipurpose urban forestry for local needs in developing countries
by Guido Kuchelmeister

For further information:
Resources on urban agriculture
compiled and annotated by Katherine Waser

Briefly noted:
Selected resources of interest
annotated by Carla Casler
Selected news of interest
annotated by Heather Severson

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The Spring/Summer 1998 issue of the Arid Lands Newsletter will focus on the theme of ECOTOURISM IN DRYLANDS. This issue, Number 43, will be published in April 1998.

Proposals for papers, comments, suggestions for possible authors, suggestions for resources (web, paper, CD-ROM etc.) to be included, etc. are welcome. Please email your suggestions to Katherine Waser, Editor, Arid Lands Newsletter.

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