By Louiza M. Boukharaeva, Marcel Marloie

The ebook effects from study conducted via the authors on account that 1999 on city gardening collectives in Russia, then from the extension of this examine in the direction of collective city gardening in France, with a few investigations in different ecu Union Member States and Brazil. This study used to be performed in the framework of Kazan collage (currently, the Institute of management and Territorial improvement of the Federal collage of Kazan) and the French nationwide Institute for Agricultural examine (INRA). It enabled the production of a global examine community entitled Sustainable improvement of towns: the connection among City-Dwellers and Nature. This examine used to be constructed with support from a three-year learn agreement (October 2009 – September 2012) with the GESSOL programme of the French Ministry of Ecology, at the subject matter of using city and peri-urban soils for the sustainable improvement of towns. the ultimate record of this examine agreement presents the foundation for the book.

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A worker in an aviation factory uses a titanium spade that is more efficient and lighter than anything found in stores. In this period of overconsumption, it is nice to see that in some communities, waste does not exist. Gardens are covered with an impressive density of flowers and well-maintained vegetables. Cross-Perspectives Programme. François Cottreel, Director of the SelfProduction Programme and Social Development/ PADES, Kazan, July 2010. Planting, maintaining, harvesting, canning, transporting and storing products, as well as building and maintaining fences around the small house and other facilities, takes a lot of time.

Also, in current legislation, they are called “non-commercial unions of citizens for gardens, vegetable gardens, or dachas”. 1 Current Situation 27 of a socioeconomic nature in gardens, vegetable gardens, and dachas” (Federal Law No. 66 of 15 April 1998, “On non-commercial unions of citizens for gardens, vegetable gardens, or dachas”, Article 1). There are nuances differentiating these unions (Box 6). Box 6. ” We note here that the land is dedicated to vegetable production. But it is possible to use them as modest holiday destinations thanks to the possibility to build a small house.

Leo Tolstoy wrote his work in an imenie, an agricultural domain called “Yasnaya Polyana”. He wrote that without this imenie, he could hardly imagine what Russia and the relationship he maintained with her could be. His father’s properties had 8 Places of rest, recreation, and restoration of health. 2 Foundations 33 Fig. 3 Leo Tolstoy at his imenie. ”). (Photographed in 1908 by Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky) been formed by four imenies and other lands. 3). The imenie is a form of land ownership that combines two previous forms of property: unconditional (votchina) and conditional (pomestie).

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