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Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management, Food supply and distribution - Reports & Case Studies
This factsheet provides information on the general knowledge collected by the City region food system (CRFS) project in its phase 2 regarding the assessment of risks for the CRFS of Antananarivo. The data was collected through literature review and stakeholder consultations. Some priorities are identified to increase the CRFS resilience...
Madagascar (Africa)
2021 - Coll.
Governance and planning - Guidelines
Participation and citizen engagement are fundamental elements in urban regeneration and in the deployment of nature-based solutions (NBS) to advance sustainable urban development. Various limitations inherent to participatory processes concerning NBS for inclusive urban regeneration have been addressed, and lessons have been learnt. Specifically, this paper investigates participation and urban...
2021 - Nunes, N.; Björner, E.; Hilding-Hamann, K.E.
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
Highly populated, developed areas, such as urban areas, have characteristics that can exacerbate detrimental effects of climate change on soil biodiversity such as, decreased albedo, sealed pavement, soil compaction, and propagation of non-native plant species. Managing urban landscapes for the maintenance of diverse microbial and faunal communities can reduce inputs,...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative
Governance and planning - Reports & Case Studies
The WHO European Centre for Environment and Health has been closely following the research on green and blue spaces because of their importance in addressing human and ecosystem health in urban planning, especially in the context of climate change. Particular attention has been paid to the mental health effects of...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Coll.
- Local Policies
En el marco del proyecto de la FAO ‘Alimentar la urbanización: construir pequeñas ciudades y pueblos prósperos’, el Gobierno Autónomo Descentralizado (GAD) de Portoviejo, la FAO y la ONG Rikolto, colaboran para poner en marcha un mecanismo participativo de gobernanza del sistema alimentario en la ciudad. En este documento se...
Ecuador (Latin America and the Caribbean)
2021 -