Urbanization: A Threat for Agriculture Industry

Author's: Amir Zia
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Article Type: Editorial     Published: Oct. 31, 2019 Pages: Online first
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It is becoming clear that rapid urbanization threatens the agriculture sector. Accelerated health hazards, water pollution, air pollution are crosscutting issues that result from rapid urbanization and urban population growth. Public policies and urban and regional plans can help to support economic growth while protecting natural and agricultural land uses. While some studies of the urbanization-agriculture interface have been conducted, further research is needed to inform public policies and planning processes.

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Zia, A., 2019. Urbanization: A Threat for Agriculture Industry. PSM Biol. Res., 4(4): BR-2019-003.