The training of students in urban agriculture at Colleges of Agriculture may be a worthy venture, with the goal of improving the quality of life in the city. Urbanization throughout the world continues to increase at a rate twice that of the growth of the world population, creating enormous difficulties. The potential of producing food within the city may be sufficient to improve significantly the diet of the city dweller, thereby countering the problem of malnutrition and its associated social aspects. But in order to train students to bring the farm to the city research and practical experience are needed before courses can be offered and faculty made ready to teach.



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