Nourishing the Planet TV: Concrete Solutions for Urban Agriculture

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In this week’s episode, research fellow Supriya Kumar discusses Nazeer Ahmed Sonday and his work at the Philippi Horticulture Area (PHA). This piece of farmland, enclosed in concrete, not only produces fresh produce for the residents of Cape Town, South Africa, but it is also home to hundreds of species of migratory birds in the winter.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgYKc5lli3A

To read more about the Philippi Horticulture Area, see: Agriculture as a Concrete Solution: Cape Town’s Food Garden

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