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Protecting Sydney's Peri-Urban Agriculture: Moving beyond a Housing/Farming Dichotomy

James, Sarah

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In Australia, as in other Western countries, peri-urban farmland is increasingly being considered a public good, contributing to urban sustainability and climate change mitigation. To retain local food production, advocates have called for the implementation of farmland protection policies that restrict urban development, such as exclusion zoning. Many such policies have been abandoned due to protests, often from the very people the policies are ostensibly intended to protect - farmers....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28673
Source: Geographical Research
DOI: 10.1111/1745-5871.12048

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