Faced with a global threat to food security, it is perfectly possible that society will respond, not by a dystopian disintegration, but rather by reasserting co-operative traditions. This book, by a leading expert in urban agriculture, offers a genuine solution to today’s global food crisis.

This book provides ideas and methodologies for fostering and developing partnerships for climate compatible development that truly acknowledge the concerns and needs of local communities, especially those communities that host the urban poor and the most vulnerable to climate change impacts.