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Incorporating Urban Agriculture Into Hong Kong's Built Environment



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Incorporating Urban Agriculture Into Hong Kong's Built Environment by Chi-King Vincent Lau
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This dissertation, "Incorporating Urban Agriculture Into Hong Kong's Built Environment" by Chi-king, Vincent, Lau, 劉子敬, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation. All rights not granted by the above license are retained by the author. Abstract: With many of our cities today faced with a number of urban issues, there is an increasing need for cities to development sustainably. Urban Agriculture can play an important role in achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability for urban cities. The prospect of growing food locally will have profound benefits on the urban area. This study is conducted to look at how urban agriculture can be incorporated into the built environment of Hong Kong in order to contribute to its sustainability. Thorough extensive review of literature, overseas practices and interviews with various professionals, scholars, government officials, local bodies, etc., it is found that there are various development constraints inhibiting the development of urban agriculture in Hong Kong. Recommendations are made for enhancing urban agriculture from a planning policy and development framework perspective in hope that this study can spark interested from different members of the community in promoting local food production in urban cities. DOI: 10.5353/th_b5131665 Subjects: Urban agriculture - China - Hong Kong
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January 26th, 2017
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