Socially distanced and intricately connected

2020-12-15

In a new essay Wiebren J. Boonstra reflects upon the connections between rural areas and cities. 

Socially distanced and intricately connected: The importance of rural places for urban renewal

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An urban transition towards sustainability requires mobilizing the rural as well as the urban through a common agenda. Researcher at Uppsala University, Wiebren J. Boonstra, reflects upon the connections between rural areas and cities through primary production. The contribution to urban readings raises important questions about the value and dignity of rural work that is often overlooked in development trajectories and sustainability agendas.

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