E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Environmental Management and Spatial Planning|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Urban Farming Management System In Semarang City
1 Magister Program of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia
2 Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
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Urban farming is one of the new cultivation methods in the urban area. It becomes one of Semarang City government’s efforts to fulfil urban society food needs. The background of the urban farming concept is the limitations of land in agriculture production by people living in the urban area. Urban farming in Semarang City consists of hydroponic and aquaponic. Hydroponic cultivation is easier to do because of the nutrients needed measurably derived from artificial nutrients (non-chemical). While in aquaponic have two elements, they are aquaculture and vegetables grown. Both of these urban farming concepts have the principle of planting media with no use of land and are appropriately implemented in urban areas. The purpose of this research is to know how urban farming management system in Semarang City. The research method used is quantitative descriptive and conducted in Semarang City. The primary data were collected by questionnaires and field observations, while the secondary data came from the literature study and previous research. From the result of this research recommend the application of urban farming technology that prioritizes environmental protection with social and economic aspects.
Key words: urban areas / limitation of land / urban farming
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