PechaKucha Presentation

Reconstructing Asakura City

PRESENTED ON NOV 22, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 152

Koji Ishibashi has been travelling around Kyushu for nearly 10 years and in that time has become a link between the region and the rest of the country. Asakura City in Fukuoka Prefecture saw a natural disaster in July 2017 due to heavy rains, and in this presentation Koji Ishibashi will talk about community reconstruction activities in the area through agricultural cultivation.

石橋浩二さんは10年近く九州中をまわり、各地域と国の架け橋となるために、民間レベルで様々な活動を続けてきました。現在は今年7月に起きた九州北部豪雨で甚大な災害を受けた福岡県朝倉市で、農業ボランティアの活動として島らっきょうの栽培を展開しています。農業を通して行う、地域復興活動を熱く語ってくださいます。

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Urban Agriculture

BY IXCHEL LECHUGA
IN XALAPA

Ixchel Lechuga's presentation is all about why the city center can and should produce agriculture products. She makes her point by highlighting some of the advantages that can be felt by both the countryside and the city. (in Spanish)

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Identity of Self and City

BY ROBERT FUNG
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Robert Fung talks about several urban reconstruction and remodeling projects he has worked on in the past, located in various areas of New Westminster. He looks at the identity of the city, and emphasizes the process of highlighting strengths when rejuvenating forgotten or abandoned districts.

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Ecology as a Model for Agriculture

BY FRANICS THICKE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Francis Thicke explains what agriculture and ecology have in common. He assures that we can utilize ecology in order to create more sustainable agriculture.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2014.

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Growing a Community Farm

BY BEN TREGENNA
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

How Speaker Ben Tregenna and his wife started Cambridgeshire's first community farm. 

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Let's Build a City

BY VIRGIL IERUBINO
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 13, 2016

Virgil Ierubino asks if you could build a city from the ground up, how would you do it? I don't just mean the buildings. By 'city' I mean the collection of humans and facilities and services and systems that collectively form a functioning society. Would you make different decisions than those which are made for us, all around us, every day? Or, realising that this question assumes you are in a position of considerable power, maybe you'd just go nuts?

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 11th, 2017. 

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Community Supported Agriculture

BY HANNAH ESTABROOK
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Hannah Estabrook is a current Grade 12 student at Citadel High School who is passionate about environmental awareness, community development, and sustainable food systems. She is an avid home cook, outdoor adventurer and progressive knitter. In the future, Hannah hopes to study Human Geography at the University of Victoria, and pursue a career in urban planning.

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Food as Medicine

BY NARAYAN NIROULA
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Narayan Niroula is from Bhutan. He came from Goldhap, Nepal to Halifax 5 years ago and has been volunteering at Common Roots for the past 3 years.

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Enthusiastic Community Building

BY JAMUNA NIROULA
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Jamuna Niroula left Bhutan when she was 7 years old to live in Nepal and came to Canada in 2013. Because she left Bhutan so young she didn’t learn to farm with her parents so she is grateful to be able to work in the community gardens here learning about growing healthy food.