Urban agriculture and urban land use planning: Need for a synthesis in metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria

  title={Urban agriculture and urban land use planning: Need for a synthesis in metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria},
  author={Adedeji and H Adedeji Oludare and Ademiluyi},
  journal={Journal of Geography and Regional Planning},
The role of agriculture in an agrarian economy like Nigeria as a pathfinder to understanding the sustainability of the environment cannot be over emphasized, rapid, largely unchecked, urbanization is common in many urban centres such as the Lagos metropolis. Associated with these are the key problems of urban poverty and food security, urban land market, and issues related to sustainable urban development. Urban agriculture (UA) is in reality and in many cases a response to crisis and a coping… Expand

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