Urban Food Insecurity: The relationship between community resilience and urban agriculture

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Anizah Mohd Salleh
Nor Zalina Harun
Sharina Abdul Halim


This article presents the relationship between community resilience and urban agriculture as a strategy for food and nutrition security for vulnerable urban groups. Through a systematic literature review and using thematic analysis, the study reveals four related domains identified as food security, food production, food flow, and resilience strategy. Community resiliency was presented through the contribution of urban agriculture as part of community preparedness, response, and recovery in short and long-term impacts. The study concludes that green space provision in a residential area acts as a viable support system underlining the economic, social, and environmental interaction.


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Mohd Salleh, A., Harun, N.Z. and Abdul Halim, S. 2020. Urban Food Insecurity: The relationship between community resilience and urban agriculture. Asian Journal of Quality of Life. 5, 18 (Apr. 2020), 57–73. DOI:https://doi.org/10.21834/ajqol.v5i18.206.


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