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Improving the urban resource nexus through urban agriculture systems with biowaste utilisation and renewable energy

Abstract:

The food systems in developed societies face a host of challenges in the early 21st century; increasing urbanisation, supply chain shocks due to extreme climate events and pandemics, high impacts of air freight, nutrient run-off and animal farming, and tremendous amounts of wasted food and nutrients. A transformation to a more sustainable and resilient food system includes, among other pathways, increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, a localisation of food production and the recov...

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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
Systems Engineering
Oxford college:
Exeter College
Role:
Author

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Institution:
Michigan State University
Role:
Contributor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
Systems Engineering
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Civil Engineering
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Examiner
ORCID:
0000-0001-6228-0309
Institution:
University of Reading
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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