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Title:
URBAN AGRICULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, A CASE STUDY DHAPA IN EASTERN KOLKATA

Authors:
Md. Hasnine and Dr. Rukhsana

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1Md. Hasnine and 2Dr. Rukhsana
1. Junior Research Fellow, Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
2. Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

MLA 8
Md. Hasnine, and Dr. Rukhsana. "URBAN AGRICULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, A CASE STUDY DHAPA IN EASTERN KOLKATA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 3731-3745, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=260. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA
Md. Hasnine, & Dr. Rukhsana. (2018, August). URBAN AGRICULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, A CASE STUDY DHAPA IN EASTERN KOLKATA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 3731-3745. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=260
Chicago
Md. Hasnine, and Dr. Rukhsana. "URBAN AGRICULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, A CASE STUDY DHAPA IN EASTERN KOLKATA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 3731-3745. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=260.

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Abstract:
Urban Agriculture is practicing, processing, and distribution of food in or around the city, town and peri-urban area. According to Daniel G. Maxwell (1995) urban agriculture is such an activity which help to the urban peoples in high level of food security and nutrients. But I found out through my study that the agricultural land of eastern Kolkata is made up of urban wastes both solid and liquid therefore it may be harmful for the peoples of the concerned area by the pollutant of the garbage that's why this article examines the health condition of agricultural labours, household peoples of the agricultural area and the daily consumers. This study is also focused on to examine the different trading players with age sex composition, agriculture land ownership and market economy. The work has been done based on the both primary and secondary. Dhapa a local area has been selected for study which lies into two wards (ward no. 57 and 58) of the eastern part of Kolkata in west Bengal. The primary data has been collected through four surveys of agriculture field, household, market and daily consumers in the sample study area. Secondary data related detailed land use, land cover map, ward map of Kolkata collected from municipalities, population related data from census of India. Satellite images are cropped from the Google earth.