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 One Planet Agriculture 
 Andre Viljoen & Rob Newman
 Climate Radio  
 For non-profit use only.
Andre Viljoen looks at how urban centres can transform themselves into food producing regions. In particular he draws on the experience of Cuba. Plus: comedian Rob Newman on Peak Oil.
Many thanks to the Soil Association for giving their kind permission to broadcast this material. Programme produced by Phil England for Climate Radio
Please drop me an email to let me know if you rebroadcast this programme: phil [at]
Thanks also to Rob Newman for the use of his public domain material.
Climate Radio presents the third in a series of four talks recorded earlier this year at the Soil Association annual conference looking at the impact of peak oil on agriculture.

This week urban architect Andre Viljoen discusses the potential for urban centres to transform themselves into food producing regions. This would help make urban spaces more self-sufficient lower their carbon footprint. In particular he draws lessons from the experience of Cuba - a country which underwent a transformation when it lost access to oil imports after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

Since this talk runs slightly short, we are able to squeeze in an extract from a performance by author and comedian Rob Newman ( on the subject of peak oil at the very end.

View the slideshow of Andres presentation at:$FILE/conference_viljoen.pps
Read a transcript of the talk at:
"The Power of Community - How Cuba survived peak oil" (DVD)
"One Planet Agriculture - The case for action" (PDF)$FILE/conference_caseforaction.pdf
Soil Association One Planet Agriculture campaign:
"Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes" by Andre Viljoen

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00:30:13 English 2007-04-17
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