The Security of Water, Food, Energy and Liveability of Cities

Challenges and Opportunities for Peri-Urban Futures

ISBN: 978-94-017-8877-9 (Print) 978-94-017-8878-6 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Challenges and Opportunities for Peri-urban Futures

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      Pages 11-26

      Integrated Water Cycle Modelling of the Urban/Peri-urban Continuum

  3. Urbanisation

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      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-40

      Geo-Social Aspects of Developments in Peri-urban Regions

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      Pages 41-53

      Urbanisation of Peri-urban Regions: Is It a Boon or Threat to the Liveability of Future Cities in India?

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      Pages 55-70

      The Expanding Urban Fringe: Impacts on Peri-urban Areas, Melbourne, Australia

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      Pages 71-85

      Challenges in the Urban and Peri-urban Transition Zones and Strategies for Sustainable Cities: Experiences from Selected Cities

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      Pages 87-97

      Managing Threats and Opportunities of Urbanisation for Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Tamale, Ghana

  4. Water and Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-112

      Urbanisation and Its Effects on Water, Food Security and Energy Needs in Iran: A Case Study of City of Shiraz

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      Pages 113-120

      Thirsty Cities: The Urban Water Footprint and the Peri-urban Interface, a Four City Case Study from West Africa

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      Pages 121-136

      Securing Water Supply in Western Sydney: An Analysis of Water Use, Demand and Availability in the South Creek Catchment

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      Pages 137-150

      Stormwater Reuse for Sustainable Cities: The South Australian Experience

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      Pages 151-162

      Improving the Liveability of Cities: The Role of Solar Energy in Urban and Peri-urban Areas

  5. Wastewater

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-179

      Renewable Energy Policies to Shrink the Carbon Footprint in Cities: Developing CSR Programmes

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      Pages 181-200

      Perspectives on Urban Sanitation, Liveability and Peri-urban Futures of Indian Cities

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      Pages 201-215

      Decentralised Wastewater Management for Improving Sanitation in Peri-urban India

  6. Urban Agriculture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Pages 219-231

      Wastewater Treatment Capacity, Food Production and Health Risk in Peri-urban Areas: A Comparison of Three Cities

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      Pages 233-242

      Urban Agriculture: A Response to the Food Supply Crisis in Kampala City, Uganda

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      Pages 243-256

      Feeding Sydney: Assessing the Importance of the City’s Peri-urban Farms

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      Pages 257-267

      Who Feeds the Cities? A Comparison of Urban, Peri-urban and Rural Food Flows in Ghana

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      Pages 269-282

      Why and How to Sustain Agriculture Around Our Cities: A Case Study of Sydney, Australia

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