Deterrent Factors in Urban Farming Participation

Authors

  • Noriah Othman Centre of Studies for Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Siti Zabeda Mohammad Centre of Studies for Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nurhayati Abd Malek Centre of Studies for Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohd Ali Waliyuddin A Razak Centre of Studies for Postgraduate, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2066

Keywords:

Urban Farming, Deterrent Factors, Participation, Community Buy-In

Abstract

Urban farming is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around urban areas. Urban farming is a relatively new trend in Malaysia and has increased in recent years. As urban farming remains to be promoted by municipal governments and others, it is essential to understand how to ensure these projects are viable. This study was conducted to identify the deterrent factors that hinder the "community buy-in" in the urban farming projects and how to overcome the problem so that "community buy-in" in the urban farming project will be achieved and sustain in the future.

Keywords: Urban Farming; Deterrent Factors; Participation; Community Buy-In

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2066

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Published

2020-03-24

How to Cite

Othman, N., Mohammad, S. Z., Abd Malek, N., & A Razak, M. A. W. (2020). Deterrent Factors in Urban Farming Participation. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(13), 353-358. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2066

Issue

Section

Urban Environment / Urban Psychology

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