Resilient cities: food and agricultural challenge

Agriculture Agricoltura città resilienti Expo2015
The issue of sustainability in the urban areas represents a real and living matter. The conference I attended last Tuesday 20th January, entitled “ Food and Agriculture for resilient cities”, organized by Roma Capitale, has depicted the importance of food and agriculture as essential parts of the urban context. It has also underlined the tight relationship between the sustainable development and the resilience, which is the ability to change in reaction to disturbances in an innovative and sustainable way. During the conference, different experiences of some big Italian cities, which lead to more resilient systems, have been presented. Food and agriculture, therefore, have to be considered within the urban context in order to be the benchmark to develop a health policy with. Let’s try to understand more about resilience! Laura Towards resilient socio-ecological systems The conference has started with the presentation of some results of the research regarding the resilient ...