‘Urban Greenhouse Talks’ returns with its lens turned to sustainable urban development. Three prominent women within this sector draw examples from their fruitful careers to explore opportunities and challenges in realising urban farming projects all over the world.
Meiny Prins, CEO of Priva, initiator of the Sustainable Urban Delta programme and one of the Inspiring Fifty The Netherlands shares her vision on sustainable urban development and reflects on the role that urban farming can play in the future. To support her point, Manila de Iuliis, Chief Urban Development Officer of World of Walas presents already existing examples of integrating food production into urban infrastructure. Finally, Tiffany Tsui, CSO of Vertical Farm Institute discusses the most important considerations related to current regulatory context.
Hosts Renee Snijders and Ed Smith facilitate discussion on the financial feasibility of urban farming and the role that various actors can play.