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The Urban Agriculture Network-Western Pacific was set up in the late 1990s as an offshoot of the Urban Agriculture Network Inc in Washington.

The US-based organisation was set up under the auspices of the UN Development Program in the mid-1990s, to be a non-government organisation (NGO) which could help draw important threads together to help advance global food security. The Washington-based Urban Agriculture Network Inc in co-operation with the UNDP, published Urban Agriculture food, jobs and sustainable cities in 1996.

The Urban Agriculture Network-Western Pacific operates in harmony with the US-based organisation, but is independent and autonomous. Its major supporter is Nettworx Publishing Pty Ltd, which provides fundraising for philanthropic projects, especially in sponsoring educational opportunities and research studies. The Nettworx umbrella of information services are the Urban Agriculture Network Australia, Green Roofs for Healthy Australian Cities, and the Aquaponics Network Australia.

Urban Agriculture Australia

The Urban Agriculture Network-Australia will become a separate, incorporated entity when sufficient members have been recruited. Founding members are currently Geoff Wilson of Nettworx Publishing, Professor David Midmore, Plant Sciences faculty, Central Queensland University, and Dale Gilbert, Director of the Built Environment Research Unit of the Queensland Department of Public Works. It is proposed that UAN-Australia will be the precursor for separate entities in New Zealand, Pacific Island nations, South East Asia, China, Japan and Korea. The Urban Agriculture Network has myriad connections with like-minded organisations around the world.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. George kibiike  |  April 27, 2007 at 9:56 am

    We the The urban Agricultural Network of uganda, would like to network and coordinate with as we are in the same activities you can contact us on
    George kibiike
    National coordinator
    The urban Agricultural Net work of uganda
    P o box 33131 kampala uganda.
    We shall be grate full to network with you.

    Reply
  • 2. George kibiike  |  April 27, 2007 at 9:59 am

    We the The urban Agricultural Network of uganda, would like to network and coordinate with as we are in the same activities you can contact us on
    George kibiike
    National coordinator
    The urban Agricultural Net work of uganda
    P o box 33131 kampala uganda.

    Reply
  • 3. George kibiike  |  April 27, 2007 at 10:00 am

    The urban Agricultural Network of uganda, would like to network and coordinate with as we are doing the same activities you can contact us on
    George kibiike
    National coordinator
    The urban Agricultural Net work of uganda
    P o box 33131 kampala uganda.

    Reply

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