Urban Agriculture for Food Secure Cities through and Beyond COVID-19


  • Vivek Yashpal Yadav Research Scholar, MCA Thakur Institute of Management Studies, Career Development & Research (TIMSCDR) Mumbai, India https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3949-1487
  • Kuldeep Ramashray Yadav Research Scholar, MCA Thakur Institute of Management Studies, Career Development & Research (TIMSCDR) Mumbai, India


Sufficient production, food supply, and environmental protection in populated area are major global concerns for future sustainable cities. Currently, sustainable food supply is under intense pressure thanks to exponential increase, expanding urban dwellings, global climate change, and limited natural resources. The recent novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic crisis has impacted sustainable fresh foods supply, and has disrupted the food supply chain and costs significantly. Under these condition, urban Agriculture and crop cultivation have emerged as potential ways to expand to new locations through urban green infrastructure. Therefore, the target of this study is to review the salient features of up to date urban horticulture, additionally to illustrating traditional and innovative developments occurring in urban environments. Thera is many type of cropping systems available, like home gardening, community gardens, edible landscape, indoor planting systems, are often enhanced with new techniques, like vertical gardening, hydroponics, aeroponics, aquaponics, and rooftop gardening. These modern methods are eco- friendly, energy- saving, and promise food security through steady supplies of fresh fruits and vegetables to urban neighbourhoods. There is a requirement, during this era, to integrate information technology tools in urban Agriculture, whichcouldhelpinmaintainingconsistentfoodsupplyduring (and after) an epidemic, as well as make agriculture more sustainable.

How to cite this article: Yadav VY, Yadav KR. Urban Agriculture for Food Secure Cities through and Beyond COVID-19. Int J Hum Comp Inter Data Min 2021; 4(1): 17-24.


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