Urban Greenhouse Talks: sustainable urban development

Urban Greenhouse Talks is a five-episode podcast series that explores the world of urban farming through the lens of the Urban Greenhouse Challenge#3.

In the second episode Urban Greenhouse Talks returns with its lens turned to sustainable urban development.Three prominent women within this sector will draw examples from their fruitful careers to explore opportunities and challenges in realising urban farming projects all over the world. 

Meiny Prins, CEO of Priva, initiator of the Sustainable Urban Delta programme and one of the Inspiring Fifty The Netherlands will share her vision on sustainable urban development and reflect on the role that urban farming can play in the future. To support her point, Manila de Iuliis, Chief Urban Development Officer of World of Walas will present already existing examples of integrating food production into urban infrastructure. Finally, Tiffany Tsui, CSO of Vertical Farm Institute will discuss the most important considerations related to current regulatory context.

Hosts Renee Snijders and Ed Smith will facilitate discussion on the financial feasibility of urban farming and the role that various actors can play.

Listen to the podcast here. 

For more information:
WUR Urban Greenhouse Challenge
studentchallenges@wur.nl
urbangreenhousechallenge.nl

 


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